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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 dissolved organic matter in the water column; 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