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General
Data set name

FIMR WH-ADCP data collected in the Baltic Sea

Data holding centreFinnish Meteorological Institute
CountryFinland  Finland
Time period1998 -
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Baltic Sea (Eastern Gotland Basin, Archipelago Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Gulf of Finland, Gulf of Bothnia)

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current profilers

Description 
Summary

Measurement periods vary from 8 days to one year. Most data series are short and collected during the field work of some projects (DIAMIX, MITEC, BASIS). The longest timeseries is from Archipelago Sea. Buoys, bottom mounts and ice have been used as the platforms of the instruments. WH ADCP binary data files downloaded from the instruments are archived.

OriginatorsFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Availability 
OrganisationFinnish Meteorological Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactRiikka Hietala (head of group)
Address

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

FI-00101
Finland

Telephone+ 358-9-1929 6430
Facsimile+3589179581
Emailriikka.hietala@fmi.fi
Administration 
Collating centreFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Local identifier19001046
Global identifier2071
Last revised2009-11-24