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General
Data set name

Time-series of physical, chemical and biological parameters in the pelagic system of Palma Bay, Balearic Islands

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1988-1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Bay of Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands). Balearic Sea. 39 - 40° N; 2 - 3° E

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Zooplankton carbon biomass per unit area of 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

Thermistor chains; salinity sensor; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

The data correspond to monthly measurements taken at 3 sites along the coast of Palma Bay, Balearic Islands in water depths of 30m. Standard oceanographic techniques are used for data collection and sampling.

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 identifier8036031
Global identifier2679
Last revised2009-01-13