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General
Data set name

CTD, nutrients and biological data from a transect on the continental shelf off La Coruna, NW Spain (since 1988)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectOceanographic time-series (RADIALES)(RADIALES)
Time periodFrom February 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Shelf opposite La Coruna (NW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of other organic contaminants in suspended particulate material; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

Monthly sampling (since 1988) carried out at three stations along a transect on the shelf of La Coruna for monitoring purposes. Measurements include temperature, salinity, nutrients, chlorophyll, primary production, particulate organic carbon/nitrogen.

OriginatorsIEO/ La Coruna Oceanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactBODE Antonio (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 914 135597
Emailcedor@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036058_radcor
Global identifier6317
Last revised2015-09-01