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General
Data set name

CTD, nutrients and current meter data north of the Canary Islands (2006-2012)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectClimatic Variability Study in the center-east Subtropical Gyre.(RAPROCAN)
Time periodFrom 2006 to 2012
OngoingNo
Geographical area

A transect north of the 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 nutrients from cruises carried out in the frame of a monitoring project to characterise the changes in water masses. Current meter data from a permanent station are also included. The data were collected between 2006 and 2012.

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactVELEZ Pedro
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 915 107513
Facsimile+34 914 135597
Emailcedo@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier298_raprocan_1
Global identifier6324
Last revised2015-09-01