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Data set name

Zooplankton data in the Rias of Muros and Arosa, Galicia (NW Spain) in 1975-76

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom November 1975 to September 1976
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Rias of Muros and Arosa (NW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column; Concentration of organic matter in sediments; Dissolved inorganic nitrogen concentration in the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

The data refers to the samples taken on three occasions of a yearly cycle (Nov. 75, Apr. 76 and Aug-Sep. 76) in two adjacent sounds, one of them subjected to an intense production of mussels. 6 stations were sampled in the Ria de Arosa, and 7 in the Ria de Muros. Total samples 52, 26 in each sound, using methodology which was similar to that used for the initial zooplankton studies in the sounds.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
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 identifier8036054
Global identifier2703
Last revised2009-02-11