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Data set name

Seismic reflection profiles on the shelf off Murcia (SE Spain)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 to 30 September 1978
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Murcia (Spain). Continental shelf

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology

Instruments

Sidescan sonars; multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The seismic recordings are of great quality and cover approximately 2,000 km. The lithoseismic units assigned to the Miocene and Plio-Quaternary located on a non-conformable and relatively continuous benthic seating which appears opposite the Cape of Palos may be observed. This information has been obtained by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography.

OriginatorsIEO/ Malaga 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 identifier8036076
Global identifier2725
Last revised2009-01-12