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Data set name

Seafloor samples from continental margin of S Spain (Malaga - Granada)

Data holding centreIGME/Geological Survey of Spain. Marine Geology Service
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental margin of S Spain (Malaga - Granada) from 36° 00'N to 36° 50'N and 4° 35'W to 3° 10'W

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Gravity; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Gravimeters; rock corers; rock dredges

Description 
Summary

Includes data from 180 rock cores, 50 gravity cores and 352 dredges. The samples have been analyzed for granulometry, carbonate content, 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 identifier8004017
Global identifier2552
Last revised2009-02-09