European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

Data set information

| Query EDMED |     

General
Data set name

Seafloor samples and bottom photographs from continental margin of NE Spain (Tortosa - Tarragona)

Data holding centreIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1982 to 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental margin of NE Spain (Tortosa - Tarragona) from 40° 40'N to 41° 20'N and 0° 35'E to 2° 08'E

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Gravity; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Gravimeters; rock corers; rock dredges

Description 
Summary

Includes data from 725 rock cores, 111 piston cores, 96 box cores, 491 dredges and 109 submarine photographs. The samples have been analyzed for granulometry, carbonate content, grain size, organic matter and heavy minerals. 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 identifier8004005
Global identifier2540
Last revised2009-02-09