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Data set name

Monitoring contaminants in the waters and biota in the coastal areas of the Canary Islands (1980-2000)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1980 to 2000
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Canary Islands Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Trace metalloid concentrations in biota; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in biota

Instruments

Gas chromatographs; autoanalysers; atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The data have been obtained in order to establish the level of pollutants in the coastal areas of the Canary Islands. The collection included information on trace metals in organisms, dissolved hydrocarbons, oceanic tar, and physical and chemical parameters of these waters.

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 914 135597
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036090
Global identifier2739
Last revised2015-09-01