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General
Data set name

Seismic reflection profiles on the shelf around Cabrera Island (Balearic Islands)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 2 February to 30 August 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Balearic Is (Spain), continental shelf

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The spacing of the seismic profiles is of 175 metres with a total coverage by the lateral sonar. The quality of the recordings is very high, and totalises 1,000 kilometres. The recordings show the morphology and physiography of the bottom, the sedimentary covering and surface morphostructure. This information has been obtained by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography for the preparation of a report for ICONA and the Administration of the National Park of Cabrera.

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 identifier8036082
Global identifier2731
Last revised2009-01-12