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General
Data set name

Hellenic CTD Data of the Eastern Mediterranean (1987-1998)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodFrom June 1987 to June 1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

CTD

Description 
Summary

The research programme in the frame of which the data set were gathered aimed towards the best understanding of the phenomenology and the dynamics of the seas of the Eastern Mediterranean. CTD measurements of temperature and salinity collected within the framework of 14 national and international projects are included in this data set. A total of 2808 stations were made during 82 cruises conducted by NCMR in the following areas: Saronikos Gulf, Thermaikos Gulf, Lakonikos Gulf, Euboikos Gulf, Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, Otranto Strait. Data have been made available to HNODC from the Physical Oceanographic Department, NCMR and are all quality controlled and formatted in MEDATLAS format.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Data web sitehttp://mapserver.ath.hcmr.gr/pagin/v27/index_new.php
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactA. Iona
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavissos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76367
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emaildata@hnodc.hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6005002
Global identifier1173
Last revised2015-07-16