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Data set name

Data on suspended matter, sediments and geomorphology of Ligurian Sea

Data holding centreUniversity of Genova - Laboratory of Marine Geology and Sedimentology, Dpt for the Study of the Territory and Resources
CountryItaly  Italy
Time period1975 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ligurian Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers; unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

Within the framework of the G.R.O.G. (Gruppo di Ricerca Oceanografica di Genova) program, the Laboratorio di Geologia Marina e Sedimentologia (Laboratory of Marine Geology and Sedimentology) has carried out sedimentological, morphological and geodynamical studies of the Ligurian continental platform. Simultaneous studies on the suspended particulate matter and on the heavy metal and organic compound distributions in the sediments and the waters were also carried out.

OriginatorsUniversity of Genova - Laboratory of Marine Geology and Sedimentology, Dpt for the Study of the Territory and Resources
Data web sitehttp://www.dipteris.unige.it/
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Genova - Laboratory of Marine Geology and Sedimentology, Dpt for the Study of the Territory and Resources
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactStani G.
Address

University of Genova - Laboratory of Marine Geology and Sedimentology, Dpt for the Study of the Territory and Resources
Corso Europa n. 26
Genova

16432
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-176
Global identifier3798
Last revised1992-09-10