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General
Data set name

SEDIMENT DATA IN W-MEDITERRANEAN

Data holding centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
CountryFrance  France
ProjectMEDITERRANEAN TARGETED PROJECT MTP II-MATER(MATER)
Time period1997-1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mediteranean Sea western basin

Observations 
Parameters

Carbonate chemistry in sediment pore waters; Sediment lipid concentrations; Mineralogical composition; Amino acids in sediment; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Dissolved organic carbon concentrations in sediment pore waters; Redox potential in sediment; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediment samples

Instruments

Unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

Archiving and dissemination of sediment data collected in the Western Mediterranean basin during MTP II-MATER

OriginatorsBarcelona University (UB), Department of Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Marine Geosciences
Oceanologic Observatory of Banyuls (University of Paris VI) / OSU
References

Heussner S., Carbonne J. and Ratti C., (1990) The PPS3 times series sediment trap and the trap processing techniques used during the ECOMARGE experiment, Continental Shelf research, 1990, 10,943-958

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/sismer/program/mater
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactFICHAUT Michèle
Address

IFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98 22 46 43
Facsimile+33 (0)2 98.22.46.44
Emailmichele.fichaut@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierSED1MT
Global identifier4590
Last revised2011-01-24