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Data set name

Sea currents data in area of Vir Sea

Data holding centreInstitute of Oceanography and Fisheries
CountryCroatia  Croatia
ProjectThe Adriatic sea monitoring program(JADRANSKI PROJEKT)
Time periodMiddle of 1975 to Autumn of 1978
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Vir Sea located northwest of the town of Zadar, close to Island of Vir

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

Investigation of suitability of the area in Vir Sea for building a nuclear plant was done for the period of four years. In the frame of this project, currents were measured at many stations in different seasons and positions in the wider region of Vir Sea. As result of complex investigations it was concluded that the Island of Vir is not suitable for the building of a nuclear power plant.

OriginatorsCroatian Hydrographic Institute
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Data web sitehttp://www.izor.hr
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Oceanography and Fisheries
AvailabilityLicence
ContactVlado Dadic
Address

Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica 63 P.O.BOX 500
SPLIT

21000
Croatia

Telephone+385 21 408000/8011
Facsimile+385 21 358650
Emaildadic@izor.hr
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Local identifier44001001
Global identifier1070
Last revised2008-12-24