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Data set name

SEISBASE, shallow seismic and sonar mapping of the Portuguese continental shelf north of Peniche (1988-92)

Data holding centreUniversity of Algarve, Department of Geology (Geodynamics Section - DISEPLA Group)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1988 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese shelf north of Peniche

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation; Seabed photography; Seismic reflection; Side-scan sonar

Instruments

Sidescan sonars; single-channel seismic reflection systems; multi-channel seismic reflection systems; underwater cameras

Description 
Summary

The aim of the SMCOI Project is to study the seismotectonic environment in the west Iberian continental margin. Several thousands of Km of geophysical profiles have been collected as well as several hours of ROV imageries.

OriginatorsUniversity of Algarve, Department of Geology (Geodynamics Section - DISEPLA Group)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Algarve, Department of Geology (Geodynamics Section - DISEPLA Group)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. Antonio Ribeiro
Address

University of Algarve, Department of Geology (Geodynamics Section - DISEPLA Group)
Campus de Gambelas Ed. 2 - Piso 1 Universidade do Algarve Faro
Faro
Faro
8005-139
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 7573141
Facsimile+351 289801575
Emailwebmaster.disepla@ualg.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15011001
Global identifier2187
Last revised2009-10-30