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General
Data set name

Hydrographic stations (CTD and nutrients) on the Galician Shelf, Spain (1982-1994)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 18 April 1982 to 1994
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Atlantic shelf of Galicia (NW Spain). 42 - 44° N; 8 - 10° W

Observations 
Parameters

Variable fluorescence parameters; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

CTD; discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

The collection includes data obtained in the course of 10 cruises performed since April 1982. A total of 800 CTD stations cover the shelf of NW Spain down to the depth of 500 m. In May 1993 the sampling was extended to Portuguese coast

OriginatorsIEO/ Vigo Oeanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 914 135597
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036028
Global identifier2676
Last revised2015-09-01