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General
Data set name

Hydrographic, POM and nutrients data in waters of the Canary Islands

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom October 1978 to December 1979
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Canary Islands Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment resuspension; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in 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; Phosphorus concentrations in suspended particulate material; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Salinity sensor; autoanalysers

Description 
Summary

Includes data of a study carried out in the waters of the Canary Islands during 1978 and 1979 to record the composition and distribution of organic matter in suspension in the area. Data were obtained from the samples collected in the course of several oceanographic cruises which covered the total surface of the waters of the Canary Islands.

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
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 identifier8036036
Global identifier2684
Last revised2009-01-12