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Data set name

Hydrographic stations between the eastern Canary Islands, Morocco and Madeira in 1972

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1972
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Marsden Squares 074 (72, 73, 74, 75, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95) and 110 (00 to 27), Canary Islands

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Lagrangian currents and transport rates in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Water temperature sensor; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

In August 1972, and aboard the R/V 'Cornide de Saavedra', 46 hydrographic stations were sampled in the area between the eastern Canary Islands, Morocco and Madeira. Temperature and salinity from 0 to a maximum of 3,400 metres were recorded. Some stations launched drifters for the study of surface currents.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
References

Anon (1986) Hydrology and currents in the area between the eastern Canary Islands, Morocco and Madeira. Expedition Norcanarias I, Bol. Inst. Esp. Oceanog. 3(3) 1-16.

Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036011
Global identifier2659
Last revised2010-01-25