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Data set name

Hydrographic stations (nutrients) in the Strait of Magellan (1991)

Data holding centreUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom 22 March to 09 April 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

21 stations covering the Pacific edge area of Tierra del Fuego, the Pacific entrance to the Strait of Magellan, the Punta Arenas basin, up to the Atlantic Ocean

Observations 
Parameters

Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The hydrochemical properties in the Strait of Magellan were analyzed in the framework of a monitoring program scheduled with an interdisciplinary approach to study the sedimentology of the basin. In particular the hydrological stations were so distributed: 2 stations in the Pacific Ocean; 2 stations within the Canal Beagle; 1 station Brazo del Noroeste; 1 station Canal Ballenero; 1 station Canal Cockburn; 1 station Canal Magdalena; 9 stations in the Punta Arenas basin; 4 stations in Atlantic Ocean entrance.

OriginatorsUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
Data web sitehttp://www.univ.trieste.it/~biologia/
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactFonda Umani Serena
Address

University of Trieste, Department of Biology
Via E Weiss 2
Trieste

34127
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-113
Global identifier3870
Last revised1993-05-26