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General
Data set name

Monitoring environment quality around the Canary Islands (1983-85)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1983 to 1985
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Waters of the eastern Canary Islands

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; Temperature of the water column; Metal concentrations in biota

Instruments

Salinity sensor; autoanalysers; atomic absorption spectrometers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

Includes information obtained in the course of different cruises carried out in the waters surrounding the islands of Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria, with the purpose of establishing the quality of the waters in that area.

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 identifier8036089
Global identifier2738
Last revised2009-01-12