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Data set name

Trace metals in mussels and sediments from the Spanish Mediterranean coast

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period2000 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Spanish mediterranean coast

Observations 
Parameters

Carbon concentrations in sediment; Trace metalloid concentrations in biota; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in biota

Instruments

Gas chromatographs; CTD

Description 
Summary

Data collected to estimate the levels and trends of contaminants in 12 mussel stations along the Spanish Mediterranean coast. For sediments, stations for trend monitoring of pollutant has been established

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
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 identifier8036190
Global identifier2838
Last revised2009-01-09