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General
Data set name

Geology and geophysics of the deep area of the Strait of Gibraltar

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1980 to 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Gibraltar Strait

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Sidescan sonars

Description 
Summary

6000 km of geophysical transects using the aforementioned instrumentation to study the exact bathymetry of the marine bottom and to establish the continuity of the geological structures between the Gibraltar Strait sides. The study is focused on the zones deeper than 50 m.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
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 identifier8036149
Global identifier2798
Last revised2009-01-12