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Data set name

Geological mapping of the shelf area around Alboran Island (Alboran Sea)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Alboran Sea around Alboran Island

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Sidescan sonars

Description 
Summary

Bathymetry, morphology and bottom characteristics of an area of 430 km2 around the Alboran Island (till 250 m depth). 1500 km of geophysical transects to study the relationships between the red coral and bottom morphology.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
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 identifier8036150
Global identifier2799
Last revised2009-01-12