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General
Data set name

Sediment core major elements collected in the Adriatic, Ionian Sea and Otranto Strait during MATER Project

Data holding centreUniversity of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom March 1997 to August 1997
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Adriatic Sea, Otranto Strait, Ionian Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Sedimentation flux of metallic and metalloid elements and isotopes in water bodies; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

XRF analysis on fused discs (majors) and pressed sediment discs (minors) to assess temporal variations including anthropogenic heavy metal inputs and the effects of burial diagenesis on the composition of sediments

OriginatorsUniversity of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactSecretariat (Secretariat)
Address

University of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
The King's Buildings, West Mains Road
Edinburgh

EH9 3JW
United Kingdom

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-243
Global identifier3728
Last revised2003-09-17