European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Heavy metal concentrations in organisms of the Mediterranean shelf

Data holding centreIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
CountryIsrael  Israel
Time period1974 - ongoing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranean shelf of Israel, 31-33N, 33-35E

Observations 
Parameters

Metal concentrations in biota

Description 
Summary

The database contains information about heavy metal concentrations within different tissues of organisms that were caught on the Israeli shelf. The mandatory attributes for each concentration are: organism name, tissue name, space and time coordinates of the catching point. The optional attributes are: description of the fishing technique, name of the institution where the species were processed.

OriginatorsIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR)
Data web sitehttp://isramar.ocean.org.il/organisms/default.asp
Availability 
OrganisationIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Nurit Kress (Head, Marine Chemistry Department)
Address

Israel Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
Tel-Shikmona P.O.B. 8030
Haifa

31080
Israel

Telephone972-4-8565256
Facsimile+974 4 8511911
Emailnurit@ocean.org.il
Administration 
Collating centreIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
Local identifier46001002
Global identifier1445
Last revised2009-03-15