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Data set name

PARTICULATE FLUX DATA FROM SEDIMENT TRAPS ATLANTIC & PACIFIC

Data holding centreIFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
CountryFrance  France
Time period1984 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Atlantique Nord-Est, Pacifique Est, Méditerranée occidentale, zones hydrothermales des Açores

Observations 
Parameters

Sedimentation flux quantification in the water column; Sedimentation flux of carbon, nitrogen or organic matter in the water column

Instruments

Sediment traps

Description 
Summary

Particulate flux data from sediment traps in the North-East Atlantic (Bay of Biscay), Tropical Atlantic, East Pacific., Western Mediterranean Sea, Azores hydrothermal area

OriginatorsIFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
References

Khripounoff A, Vangriesheim A, Crassous P, Segonzac M, Colaço A, Desbruyères D (2001) Particle flux in the Rainbow hydrothermal vent field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge): Dynamics, mineral and biological composition., Journal of Marine Research, 2001, 59,633-656; Khripounoff A, Vangriesheim A, Babonneau N, Crassous P, Dennielou B, Savoye B (2003) Direct observation of intense turbidity current activity in the Zaire submarine valley at 4000m water depth., Marine Geology, 2003, 194,151-158

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/isi/biocean/
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactKHRIPOUNOFF Alexis
Address

IFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98.22.43.02
Facsimile+33 (0)2 98.22.47.57
Emailalexis.khripounoff@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierEPTRAP
Global identifier4698
Last revised2011-01-13