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General
Data set name

Physical and chemical data of waters and sediments of Fornells Bay (Mallorca, Balearic Islands)

Data holding centreBaleares Islands University. Environmental Biology Department. UIB
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1988 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Fornells Bay (Mallorca, Balearic Islands)

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Sediment grain size parameters; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Thermosalinographs; autoanalysers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

A yearly survey during the summer was carried out to study the changes in the sediments which could be put down to fish farms. Also monthly surveys were carried out in the course of 1991 - 1992 in order to understand the hydrological cycle of the bay of Fornells.

OriginatorsBaleares Islands University. Environmental Biology Department. UIB
Availability 
OrganisationBaleares Islands University. Environmental Biology Department. UIB
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDr. Gabriel Moya/Dr. Antonio Martinez
Address

Baleares Islands University. Environmental Biology Department. UIB
Fac. de Ciencias. U. de Baleares Edificio Guillem Colom Carretera de Valldemossa Km 7.5
Palma de Mallorca
Balearic Islands
07122
Spain

Telephone+34 971 173175
Facsimile+34 971173184
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8014004
Global identifier2598
Last revised2009-01-14