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Data set name

Thermistor chain data from waters of Portuguese continental shelf (1978-88)

Data holding centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1978 to 1988
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental shelf

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Thermistor chains

Description 
Summary

The data sets were acquired to characterise the vertical temperature profile of the ocean. The data sets were acquired simultaneously with current meter measurements to complement the dynamical information.

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 identifier15020006
Global identifier2231
Last revised2009-10-30