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General
Data set name

Hydrographic, nutrient, organic chemistry, and phytoplankton station data on shelf of N/NW Spain (1991-92)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom April 1991 to April 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Galicia and Cantabria continental shelf (Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; 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; Secchi disk depth; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Fluorometers; CTD; plankton nets; autoanalysers

Description 
Summary

Data from the SARP, ECOSARP 91 in April-May 1991, PROSARP 392 in March 1992 and PROSARP 492 in April 1992 expeditions to the Cantabrian and Galician shelves. Approximately 100 stations per expedition, with 3 to 5 sampling depths per station, depending on the hydrographic profiles.

OriginatorsIEO/ La Coruna 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 identifier8036045
Global identifier2694
Last revised2009-01-12