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Data set name

CTD, nutrients and current meter data in waters off the Canary Island (2013 onwards)

Data holding centreIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectClimatic Variability Study in the center-east Subtropical Gyre.(RAPROCAN)
Time periodFrom 2013 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

A box around Canary Islands

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

Instruments

Current meters; current profilers; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; CTD

Description 
Summary

CTD and nutrient data from regular cruises of a monitoring programme to characterise the changes in water masses and determine the structure of oceans currents in this area. Current meter data from a permanent station are also included. The data have been collected since 2013.

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactPedro VELEZ
Address

IEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
Carretera San Andrés Km 7 Apdo. 1373
S. C. Tenerife
Canary Islands
38180
Spain

Telephone+34 922 549400
Facsimile+34 922 549554
Emailcoc@ca.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier298_raprocan_2
Global identifier6323
Last revised2015-09-01