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General
Data set name

Monitoring data of faecal pollution and pathogenics of beach waters of the Canary Islands (1978 onwards)

Data holding centreCanary Institute of Marine Sciences
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 6 November 1978 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Beaches of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria environmental parameters

Description 
Summary

The collection contains bacteriological data of points of the coastline which are affected by the spilling of waste waters, and of other places which are not affected in such a manner. Samples collected on the surface from the shore or vessels, frequency of sampling every two months, with sampling devices in temporal series of several years for a year or more. The number of stations in a given area of between 6 and 10. One same temporal series comprising diverse points which are more or less removed from each other with or without spatial relationship.

OriginatorsCanary Institute of Marine Sciences
Availability 
OrganisationCanary Institute of Marine Sciences
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactThe Director (The scientist responsible for the data set)
Address

Canary Institute of Marine Sciences
Carretera de Taliarte, s/n.
Telde (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Canary Islands
35200
Spain

Telephone+34 928 693912
Facsimile+34 928 132908
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8003003
Global identifier2535
Last revised2009-02-09