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General
Data set name

Hydrographic stations data with plankton data in the area of the E Atlantic between NW Spain and Madeira Islands (1990)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 9 to 25 August 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Central-eastern Atlantic (between Vigo, Spain, and Funchal, Madeira Is.)

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

CTD

Description 
Summary

Giving the values of dissolved oxygen (Winkler method), temperatures and chlorophyll corresponding to nano and picoplankton (separated according to size) at 2 microns and between 0.45 and 2 microns, following the route Vigo - Atlantic Trench - Portuguese coast to the islands of Madeira. 17 stations were established down to a maximum depth of 200 metres.

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 identifier8036038
Global identifier2687
Last revised2009-01-12