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General
Data set name

Monitoring water quality off coast of Galicia, NW Spain

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1977 to 1981
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Waters around Galicia (NW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment resuspension; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Zooplankton ash-free dry weight biomass per unit volume of the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Salinity sensor; pH sensors; autoanalysers; atomic absorption spectrometers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

Includes information obtained in the course of different cruises carried out in the waters of Galicia with the purpose of establishing the quality of the waters in that area.

OriginatorsIEO/ Vigo Oeanographic Centre
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 identifier8036159
Global identifier2808
Last revised2009-01-09