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Data set name

Seafloor samples from continental margin of E Spain (Elche - Alicante)

Data holding centreIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1987 to 1988
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental margin of E Spain (Elche-Alicante) from 38° 00'N to 38° 40'N and 0° 40'E to 0° 35'E

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Sediment accumulation rate

Description 
Summary

Includes data from 853 rock cores, 27 gravity cores, 618 dredges. 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
AvailabilityUnrestricted
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 identifier8004013
Global identifier2548
Last revised2009-01-15