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General
Data set name

Zooplankton data in Palma Bay, Balearic Islands

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom May 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Bay of Palma and adjacent waters (Balearic Islands)

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of organic matter in water bodies; Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

The samples of zooplankton were taken with a Bongo 250 micron net since the year 1988, and with a 100 micron mesh since 1989. Samples were monthly or fortnightly, and continue in 1992 with the idea of getting to know the zooplankton community and its evolution.

OriginatorsIEO/ Balearic Islands Oceanographic 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+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036050
Global identifier2699
Last revised2009-01-12