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Data set name

Hydrography, nutrients and biological data of the Canary Islands waters. BIOCAN 98

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectCanary Islands, Azores, Gibraltar, Observations (CANIGO)(CANIGO)
Time periodSeptember 1998 - October1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Canary Islands Sea from 27 to 29° N and 13 to 20° W

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Plankton abundance per unit volume of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies

Instruments

Salinity sensor; autoanalysers; CTD

Description 
Summary

The data correspond to an oceanographic cruise (BIOCAN 98) carried out at the Canary Islands and near Africa waters, on board the RV Thalassa, during September 1998 with to study the structures (eddies, lees, upwelling filaments) and their relation to carbon production.

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 identifier8036183
Global identifier2832
Last revised2009-01-09