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General
Data set name

Bio-optical data from the southern Baltic Sea (1994)

Data holding centreInstitute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAS)
CountryPoland  Poland
Time period1994 (11 to 17 April, 17 to 25 August, 22 to 29 September)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The data set comprises measurements at several stations in the South Baltic Sea, between longitudes 14° E - 19° 30'E and latitudes 54° N - 56° N

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Solar Radiation

Instruments

Fluorometers; radiometers

Description 
Summary

Project ULISSE is a contract between the European Economic Community and the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences. The following were the subject of collaboration between the Institute and EEC: - The development of methodologies for the interpretation of Satellite Ocean Colour data in the Baltic with reference to the SeaWIFs sensor; - Integration of SeaWIFs Ocean Colour data in monitoring and modelling of the bio-optical state and primary productivity in the Baltic. The bio-optical data set comprises measurements at several stations in the South Baltic Sea, between longitudes 14 E - 19 30'E and latitudes 54 N - 56 N and includes: - 30 stations in April, - 38 stations in August, - 35 stations in September.

OriginatorsInstitute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAS)
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAS)
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactMarcin Wichorowski (Head of the Computer Centre and Data Bank)
Address

Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAS)
Powstancow Warszawy 55
Sopot
Pomorskie
81-712
Poland

Telephone+48 58 5517281
Facsimile+48 58 551 21 30
Emailwichor@iopan.gda.pl
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
Local identifier21009008
Global identifier1688
Last revised2009-01-06