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General
Data set name

Heavy metals in North and Northwest Spain marine sediments

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1985
OngoingYes
Geographical area

From the Spain-Portugal border to the Spain-France border

Observations 
Parameters

Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Suspended particulate material grain size parameters

Instruments

Atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The data set contains the levels of heavy metals (Hg, Cd, Zn, Cu, Pb, As) in marine sediments of Galicia and Cantabrian Sea analysed by Atomic Absortion Spectrophotometry following the Coordinated Monitoring Programme - OSPAR.

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 identifier8036208
Global identifier2855
Last revised2010-11-22