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Data set name

Monitoring water quality at fixed stations around the Canary Islands (1978-83)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1978 to 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Canary Islands Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment resuspension; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Zooplankton wet weight biomass; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Secchi disk depth; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Salinity sensor; autoanalysers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

The variation of the above mentioned parameters was determined in the column of water of 0-200 m depth. The samples were taken at fixed stations located around the Canary Islands with the purpose of investigating the quality of the waters. The project was included in the National Network for Marine Environment Observation of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography.

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
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 identifier8036088
Global identifier2737
Last revised2009-01-12