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Data set name

Seafloor samples and bottom photographs from continental margin of SE Spain (Almeria - Garrucha - Chella - Los Genoveses)

Data holding centreIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1980 to 1981
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental margin of SE Spain (Almeria - Garrucha - Chella - Los Genoveses) 36° 30'N to 37° 20'N and 3° 11'W to 1° 31'W

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition

Description 
Summary

Includes data on 453 samples collected with dredges and corer and 34 submarine photographs. Also 94 samples were taken by divers. The samples have been analyzed for granulometry, carbonate content, grain size, heavy minerals and study of thin plates. Maps of texture, texture-carbonate relationships, etc. are obtained.

OriginatorsIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
Availability 
OrganisationIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactNot supplied (Jefe de Servicio de Geologia Marina)
Address

IGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
C/Rios Rosas 23
Madrid

28003
Spain

Telephone+34 1 5343881
Facsimile+34 914 426216
Emailigme@igme.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8004002
Global identifier2537
Last revised2009-02-09