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Data set name

Monitoring contaminants in water, biota and sediments of Ria de Huelva, SW Spain (1986-2000)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1986 to 2000
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ria de Huelva and adjacent waters (SW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Trace metalloid concentrations in biota; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Gas chromatographs; autoanalysers; atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

Includes information collected from 1986 to date on the studies carried out in the Ria de Huelva and adjacent waters. The purpose of the study was to establish the level of pollution in the area. The collection of data consists mainly on the concentration of heavy metals and chlorinated hydrocarbons in organisms and sediments, nutrients, plankton and other environmental parameters.

OriginatorsIEO/ Malaga Oceanographic Centre
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 identifier8036091
Global identifier2740
Last revised2015-09-01