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Data set name

Ecological data (zooplankton, copepods, and hydrography) in area of Gulf of San Jorge, Spain (Vandellos II)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom October 1984 to October 1985
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Gulf of San Jorge, Tarragona (Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Salinity of the water column; Secchi disk depth; Temperature of the water column; Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Thermistor chains; plankton nets; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

From October 1984 to October 1985, samples were taken from four stations situated at the apexes of a square of 1.5 miles per side opposite the coast of Tarragona, at depths ranging from 20 to 40 metres. Hydrographic data and oblique captures of zooplankton were obtained. Copepods were classified by species and the specimens of the remaining groups of zooplankton were counted.

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 identifier8036034
Global identifier2682
Last revised2009-01-13