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Data set name

Hydrographic stations off NW Africa between Gibraltar and Cape Verde during the 1973 Cineca Project

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1973
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Marsden Squares 038 (76, 77, 78, 79, 86, 87, 88, 89, 96, 97, 98, 99) and 074 (06-19/73-99) and 110 (0-19), NW African coast

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Thermosalinographs; water temperature sensor

Description 
Summary

Data from 69 hydrographic stations sampled in the Canarian-Moroccan area during the February and August 1973 expeditions of the R/V 'Cornide de Saavedra'. Temperature and salinity from 0 to 1,000 metres were recorded with the purpose of studying the characteristics of the marine environment and the upwelling zone of the African coast near the Canary Islands.

OriginatorsIEO/ Balearic Islands Oceanographic Centre
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 identifier8036012
Global identifier2660
Last revised2009-01-13