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General
Data set name

Upper sediment units in Palma Bay, Balearic Islands

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 April to 3 June 1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Bay of Palma (Balearic Is., Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Gravity; Sediment grain size parameters

Instruments

Rock dredges

Description 
Summary

321 upper sediment samples and 30 piston cores have been collected. The samples have been laboratory tested using the mechanical sieve column. The lime+mud fraction was evaluated together. The faunistic contents, specifically microforaminifers and cocolitoforids, were observed. This information is the property of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography.

OriginatorsIEO/ Malaga Oceanographic Centre
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 identifier8036080
Global identifier2729
Last revised2009-02-10