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General
Data set name

CTD station data for waters around Portugal, Azores and Madeira (1985-2010)

Data holding centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1985 to 2010
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese EEZ (mainland Portugal and Azores and Madeira islands)

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

These data sets were acquired during several research cruises off the Portuguese coast including Madeira and Azores islands. The aims of these cruises were to characterise the properties and dynamics of the water masses in the Portuguese areas of interest to support marine resources studies.

OriginatorsIHPT, Hydrographic Institute - Division of Oceanography
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 identifier15020004
Global identifier2229
Last revised2015-08-06