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Data set name

Seismic reflection profiles and seafloor samples from continental margin of SE Spain (Almeria - Gata Cape to Mesa Roldan)

Data holding centreIGME, Geological Survey of Spain
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1981 to 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental margin of SE Spain from Gata Cape to Mesa Roldan (Almeria)

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Bathymetry and Elevation; Seismic reflection; Seismic refraction

Description 
Summary

In the first phase 500 km of longitude and transversal lines of reflection profiles were obtained. In the second phase a sampling cruise was carried out (182 dredges, 44 cores). Afterwards the samples were analyzed for granulometry, carbonate content, grain size, minerals, sources etc.

OriginatorsIGME, Geological Survey of Spain
Availability 
OrganisationIGME, Geological Survey of Spain
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Jefe de Servicio de Geologia Marina)
Address

IGME, Geological Survey of Spain
C/Rios Rosas 23
Madrid

28003
Spain

Telephone+34 1 5343881
Facsimile+34 914 426216
Emailigme@igme.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8004003
Global identifier2538
Last revised2009-01-14