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Data set name

Hydrographic stations (CTD) in the Alboran Sea. ALBORAN 99

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodNovember 1999
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Alboran Sea. 35 - 37° N; 4 - 5° E

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Salinity sensor; autoanalysers; CTD

Description 
Summary

Data corresponding to an oceanographic cruise performed at the Western Alboran Sea close to Gibraltar with the aim to study the temporal variability of the Atlantic Flow. Two transects, intersecting the flow and Spanish continental slope perpendicularly, were repeated alternating during four days. Hydrographic data sets were processed and filtered by means Seabird software

OriginatorsIEO/ Balearic Islands Oceanographic 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 identifier8036187
Global identifier2835
Last revised2009-01-09