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General
Data set name

Upper sediment units of the northern margin of the Alboran Sea

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 January 1978 to 30 December 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern margin of the Sea of Alboran. Continental shelf and slope.

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition

Description 
Summary

Approximately 500 sediment samples were extracted in the course of an oceanographic cruise which cover all the shelf from Gibraltar to Malaga. The sediments were tested using the column sieve. The records contain sedimentary parameters and statistical treatment.

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 identifier8036084
Global identifier2733
Last revised2009-01-12