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Data set name

Heavy metals in North and Northwest Spain marine biota

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1985 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Spanish EEZ (Galicia and Cantabrico)

Observations 
Parameters

Metal concentrations in biota

Description 
Summary

The data set contains the levels of heavy metals (Hg, Cd, Zn, Cu, Pb, As) in wild mussels collected in the coast of Galicia and Cantabrian Sea and analysed by Atomic Absortion Spectrophotometry following the Coordinated Environment Monitoring Programme - OSPAR.

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 identifier8036209
Global identifier2856
Last revised2008-11-26