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Data set name

CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) data in Icelandic waters (1989 onwards)

Data holding centreMarine Research Institute
CountryIceland  Iceland
ProjectHydrographic conditions in Icelandic waters
Time period1989 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Standard sections in Icelandic waters, Norwegian Sea, Irminger Sea, Iceland Sea and Iceland Basin and southern Greenland Sea.

Observations 
Parameters

Raw oxygen sensor output; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

CTD; discrete water samplers; dissolved gas sensors

Description 
Summary

The beginning of this project dates back to the spring cruise of 1948 and later, but after 1970 regular monitoring on the hydrographic conditions in Icelandic waters, that have continued until this day. 1989 sees the start of CTD measurements within this project.

OriginatorsMarine Research Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.hafro.is/Sjora/
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Research Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactHedinn Valdimarsson
Address

Marine Research Institute
Skulagata 4 P.O.Box 1390
Reykjavik

IS-121
Iceland

Telephone+354 575 2000
Facsimile+354 575 2001
Emailhv@hafro.is
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Research Institute
Local identifier16001002
Global identifier1412
Last revised2009-01-27