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General
Data set name

Current meter data around coasts of Portugal, Azores, Madeira (1975 - 2009)

Data holding centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1975 to 2009
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast, Azores, Madeira

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters; CTD

Description 
Summary

These data sets were acquired to characterise the dynamics of the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of the Portuguese coast, including Madeira and Azores. Some of the current measurements were made to support hydraulic studies carried out to furnish design conditions for coastal piers, groins and sewerage outfalls.

OriginatorsIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactSara Almeida
Address

IHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Rua das Trinas, 49
Lisboa
Lisboa
1249-093
Portugal

Telephone+351 210943000
Facsimile+351 210943299
Emailoceanografia@hidrografico.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15020001
Global identifier2226
Last revised2015-08-06