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General
Data set name

Seismic reflection profiles on the northern margin of the Alboran Sea

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 January 1973 to 30 December 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern margin Alboran Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders; magnetometers

Description 
Summary

The seismic recordings are of high quality, and comprise a grid of approximately 5,000 total kilometres in the course of three oceanographic cruises. The expeditions were financed by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography. The registers show the seismic depositional sequences and the structure of the shelf and upper part of the slope.

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 identifier8036083
Global identifier2732
Last revised2009-01-12