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General
Data set name

Seismic reflection profiles in the Alboran Ridge, around Alboran island

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1-24 september 1994
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Alboran Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Seismic reflection

Instruments

Sidescan sonars; multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

Close to 1000 Km seismic reflection sections and 300 km of side scan sonar with 350 sampling stations collected in the area in order to evaluate the geoenvironmental factors playing a particular role in the recent evolution of the island. Very important patches of Laminaria populations has been detected in some particular zones as well as briozoos in the sediments an in the rocky seafloor

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 identifier8036189
Global identifier2837
Last revised2009-01-09