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General
Data set name

MED-POL II monitoring of contaminants in biota of Mediterranean waters around Spain 84-87

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectSpatial distribution,temporal tendencies and biologic effects associated with chemical pollution in problematic points and reference IberianMediterranean coast(MEDPOLIEO)
Time periodFrom July 1984 to November 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Spanish waters of the Mediterranean

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in biota; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Metadata parameters; Metal concentrations in biota

Instruments

Gas chromatographs; atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

Contains the data from the sampling carried out within the National Program of Pollution Monitoring of the Mediterranean included in the Long Term Programme for Pollution Monitoring and Research in the Mediterranean (MED-POL II) of the Mediterranean Action Plan.

OriginatorsIEO/ Santander 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 identifier8036162
Global identifier2811
Last revised2009-01-09