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General
Data set name

Monitoring contaminants in seawater and molluscs along the coast of Cadiz province, SW Spain (1990-91)

Data holding centre"El Toruno" Research and marine species culture (CICEM)
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 January 1990 to 31 December 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern tip of Spain between Guadalquivir Estuary and Algeciras Bay

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

Monthly physical and chemical control of waters and faecal coliforms in molluscs (quarterly). Heavy metals (Ag, Cd, Cr, Cu, Mg, Pb, Ni, Zn) and Organochlorides (lindane, MCB, EDDTs, PCBs) in molluscs every six months.

Originators"El Toruno" Research and marine species culture (CICEM)
Availability 
Organisation"El Toruno" Research and marine species culture (CICEM)
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactJefatura de Zona
Address

"El Toruno" Research and marine species culture (CICEM)
Apartado 16 Puerto de Santa Maria
Cadiz

11500
Spain

Telephone+34 956 562347
Facsimile+34 956 011324
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8002001
Global identifier2530
Last revised2009-02-09