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General
Data set name

Nutrients data at the islands of the Scotia Arc and the Bransfield Straits, Antarctica

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom November 1986 to February 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Antarctic - South Atlantic, in particular Arc of Scotia (Shag Rocks, Georgia del Sur, Sandwich Is., Orcadas del Sur, Straits of Bransfield)

Observations 
Parameters

Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column

Instruments

Autoanalysers

Description 
Summary

In the course of the 'Antartida 8611' oceanographic expedition, 50 deep hydrographic stations were carried out in order to study the distribution of micronutrients down to a maximum depth of 500 metres. The work area was located around the islands which form the 'Arc of Scotia' and the Straits of Bransfield. The distribution of micronutrients in the lagoon of Isla Decepcion was also studied.

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 identifier8036037
Global identifier2686
Last revised2009-01-12