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Data set name

Seawater physics-chemistry and 'Ficomatus enigmaticus' productivity in Albufera of Menorca (Balearic Islands)

Data holding centreBaleares Islands University. Environmental Biology Department. UIB
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1990 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Albufera of Menorca (Balearic Islands)

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; 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; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Salinity sensor; autoanalysers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

With the use of artificial PVC incubators installed in the Albufera de Menorca we have calculated the productivity of 'Ficomatus enigmaticus' with regard to its capacity to accumulate Calcium Carbonate and organic material.

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 identifier8014006
Global identifier2600
Last revised2009-01-14