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General
Data set name

Hydrographic stations on the continental shelf N - NW of Spain (1984-1993)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 27 July 1984 - 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

N-NW of the Iberian Peninsula, Cantabric Sea (Biscay) and Galicia. 42 - 45° N; 7 -10° W

Observations 
Parameters

Variable fluorescence parameters; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; CTD

Description 
Summary

Includes data obtained in the course of 17 oceanographic cruises performed between 1984 and 1993. A total of 1450 CTD stations have been carried out which covered the shelf to the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula down to a depth of 500 m. In the course of the expedition carried out in 1992, the samplings were repeated three times in order to study the possible variations.

OriginatorsIEO/ Vigo Oeanographic 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+34 914 135597
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036027
Global identifier2675
Last revised2015-09-02