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Data set name

Bacterial data of the Mar Menor coastal lagoon (SE Spain)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 to 30 April 1977
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mar Menor, Murcia (SE Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies

Description 
Summary

To prove out the membrane filtration technique which allows for the evaluation of larger samples of water and the performing of on-site tests. Counts were carried out on Choliphorms, Escherichia Coli, Faecal Streptococus, Salmonella, Pseudomones, Staphilococus and yeast. Counts for total germs and sulphite reducing anaerobics and fungi (Actinomyces) were performed using the classical NMP method. 20 stations located at different points of the Mar Menor were sampled using sterile bottles (Sovirel).

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 identifier8036098
Global identifier2747
Last revised2009-02-10