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General
Data set name

Data of Instrumental Current Observations over the World Ocean during period 1960-98

Data holding centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectCreation of Uniform System about World Ocean Condition (ESIMO)(ESIMO); The Seas of former USSR . 1981-1990.(Seas); Shelf(Shelf)
Time period1960-1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The World Ocean

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

The data set contains information from 7500 buoy-based stations, 28 000 series of observations made at specific levels. The information was collected by Russian and foreign RVs. The data set includes some additional parameters for stations and levels. The data are checked visually, syntactically and for limiting values. The data set is updated. The additional information on the data set is available on the NODC Web site.

OriginatorsAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Data web sitehttp://www.oceaninfo.ru/resource/IR_CD/index.html
Availability 
OrganisationAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMikhailov Nickolay (Head of National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC))
Address

All-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
6 Korolyov St.
Obninsk
Kaluga Region
249035
Russian Federation

Telephone+7(48439) 7-49-07
Facsimile+70952552225
Emailnodc@meteo.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35001002
Global identifier2422
Last revised2009-03-15