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General
Data set name

Hydrographic stations in the Alboran Sea (1973 to 1978)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom May 1973 to November 1978
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Sea of Alboran (Western Mediterranean)

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Metadata parameters

Description 
Summary

Includes data obtained from 430 stations sampled in the course of four oceanographic expeditions carried out in the following time periods 24.5.73 - 26.6.73; 24.7.75 - 28.7.75; 13.8.76 - 30.8.76; 10.11.78 - 27.11.78 which cover the North and West areas of the Alboran Sea. Data were obtained down to 500m with an interval of 1 metre. In some sampling stations measurements were carried out for 12 or 24 hours, and data obtained every 2 hours.

OriginatorsIEO/ Malaga Oceanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
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 identifier8036023
Global identifier2671
Last revised2009-02-11