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General
Data set name

Time series of hydrography, nutrients and plankton at three transects in the Cantabric Sea (since 2013)

Data holding centreIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectOceanographic time-series (RADIALES)(RADIALES)
Time periodFrom 2013 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Three coastal transects in the Cantabric Sea from Santander, Gijon and Cudillero, Spain

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton carbon biomass per unit area of the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

Instruments

Fluorometers; plankton nets; autoanalysers; optical microscopes; CTD

Description 
Summary

CTD, nutrients and biological data from three coastal transects in front of Santander, Gijón and Cudillero. Data collected from cruises carried out quarterly since 2013.

OriginatorsIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactRODRIGUEZ, Carmen (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 914 135597
Emailcarmen.rodriguez@st.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036040_radcan
Global identifier6278
Last revised2015-08-24