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General
Data set name

Sediment geochemistry and interaction with aquaculture production along the Portuguese continental coast (1992-94)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1992 to December 1994
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in the water column; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Metal fluxes between the bed and the water column; Concentration of other organic contaminants in sediment samples; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in sediment samples; Concentration of other organic contaminants in the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers; sediment grabs; sediment porewater samplers

Description 
Summary

The project comprised: a study of the effects of environment quality at the level of the sediment-water interface and its consequences in the aquaculture production in coastal lagoons and in ponds.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMarcelo Vasconcelos (President)
Address

National Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Av. De Brasilia
Lisboa

1449-006
Portugal

Telephone+351 213010814
Facsimile+351 213015948
Emaildina@ipimar.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15040026
Global identifier2344
Last revised2010-11-22