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Data set name

Acoustic reflection data in the Spanish bays of Mazarron, Muros, Escombreras and La Spezia Bay

Data holding centreInstitute of Acoustics (IA-CSIC)
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom October 1983 to June 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

La Spezia Bay (NW Italy), Mazarron Bay (SE Spain), Ria of Muros (NW Spain), Escombreras Bay (SE Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Acoustic noise in the water column; Sound velocity and travel time in the water column

Instruments

Sidescan sonars; multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The collection contains the registers of the acoustic reflection signal on the marine bottom (echosounder data) in the following places and dates: Bay of La Spezia (Cinque Terre, Porto Venere, Porto Sta. Terea and Venere Azzura: October 1983); Bay of Mazarron (June 1983, June 1984 and Jun 1985); Ria de Muros (October 1985); Bay of Escombreras (June 1990 and June 1991); and data on bottom noise and vessel noise in the Bay of Escombreras (June 1990 and June 1991). The information is contained on 40 magnetic tapes each of 540m. Each tape contains a voice track with a description of data, place and conditions of each measurement.

OriginatorsInstitute of Acoustics (IA-CSIC)
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Acoustics (IA-CSIC)
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactNot supplied (Director of Hydroacoustic Laboratory)
Address

Institute of Acoustics (IA-CSIC)
Serrano, 144.
Madrid
Madrid
28006
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5618806
Facsimile+34 914 117651
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8005001
Global identifier2553
Last revised2009-02-11