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Data set name

Bacterial data of the Port of Arrecife (Canary Islands)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 to 20 December 1976
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Arrecife (Canary Islands)

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies

Description 
Summary

The sanitary condition of the area was determined by the counts of micro-organisms indicating faecal pollution: Choliphorms, Escherichia Coli, Faecal Streptococus. The study was completed with the total number of sulphite-reducing bacteria and anaerobics. Gauze was used to detect pathological micro-organisms: Salmonella, Vibrio, Staphilococus which are directly responsible for enteric diseases. Samples were water and gauze for the most affected areas at 9 points of the port of Arrecife, both at high and low tide.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
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+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036096
Global identifier2745
Last revised2009-02-10