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General
Data set name

Monitoring contaminants in the water, biota, and sediments of the Gulf of Cadiz (SW Spain)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1986 to 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Gulf of Cadiz (SW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Metal concentrations in biota

Instruments

Autoanalysers; atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The collection contains information collected from 1986 and 1990 in the waters of the Gulf of Cadiz, in order to establish the level of pollution in the area. This information consists mainly of physical and chemical parameters, plankton, benthos and concentration of trace metals in biota and different fractions of sediment. The quality control of the analytic data included internal checks, spiked recoveries and reference material.

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 identifier8036092
Global identifier2741
Last revised2009-01-12