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General
Data set name

Hydrographic stations data taken during red tides studies in the Rias Bajas, Galicia, Spain

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1976 to 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Rias Bajas and shelf of Galicia (Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; 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; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

CTD; autoanalysers

Description 
Summary

Rather incomplete data of some periods of the year. Also, different instruments were used for temperature and salinity, a fact which must be taken into account when contrasting these parameters. Since 1989 CTD was used, and the data are much more complete and reliable.

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+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036035
Global identifier2683
Last revised2009-01-13