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General
Data set name

Finnish Oceanographic Fixed Coastal Stations (1899-)

Data holding centreFinnish Meteorological Institute
CountryFinland  Finland
Time period1899-present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Finnish coasts of Gulf of Bothnia, Archipelago Sea and Gulf of Finland

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

Daily sea surface measurements at the coast. Measurements at standard depths (0,5,10,15,20,30,40,50,60,70, 80,90 m) at 1st, 11th and 21st day of each month. The samples are taken to monitor the long-term changes in the temperature and salinity. Total number of stations 49, presently working 6. Time period is different for every station. The longest time series are over 80 years long.

OriginatorsFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Availability 
OrganisationFinnish Meteorological Institute
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge
ContactPekka Alenius (Leading scientist)
Address

Finnish Meteorological Institute
Erik Palmenin aukio P.O. Box 503
Helsinki

FI-00101
Finland

Telephone+358-9-1929 6439
Facsimile+3589179581
Emailpekka.alenius@fmi.fi
Administration 
Collating centreFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Local identifier19001015
Global identifier2052
Last revised2009-11-24