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General
Data set name

Seafloor samples and bottom photographs from continental margin of NE Spain (Figueres)

Data holding centreIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1985 to 1988
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental margin of NE Spain (Figueres) from 42° 00'N to 42° 30'N and 3° 05'E to 4° 00'E

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment resuspension; Mineralogical composition; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Gravimeters; rock corers; rock dredges

Description 
Summary

Includes data from 174 rock cores, 45 gravity cores, 287 dredges and 60 submarine photographs. 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 identifier8004015
Global identifier2550
Last revised2009-01-15