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General
Data set name

Wave, current, sea level and meteorological data for Ebro Delta, NE Spain

Data holding centreUPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom February 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Coastal zone of the Ebro Delta, NE Spain

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Air pressure; Air temperature; Wind strength and direction; Wave direction; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Wave height and period statistics

Description 
Summary

The collection includes several temporal series of meteorological and oceanographic parameters taken at different points of the coastline of the Delta using autonomous registers. - Meteorological variables: Delterre (March 88 to April 91), L'Atmella de Mar (December 89 to April 91), Repsol Casablanca (April 90 onwards), St Carles de la Rapita (March 92 onwards). - Currents in breakers zone: short series using different profiles (October 88 to April 89). - Scaling swell: series of data from a scaling buoy in deep water (September 88 to June 90). - Directional swell: series of data from a) electromagnetic current meter from January 90 to June 91; b) directional buoy in deep water from June 90 onwards and c) directional buoy in shallow water from May 91 onwards. - Tide: L'Ametlla (March 88 to December 90) and St Carles (March 92 onwards).

OriginatorsUPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
Availability 
OrganisationUPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Director)
Address

UPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
Campus Nord Jordi Girona 1
Barcelona

08034
Spain

Telephone+34 93 4016471
Facsimile+34 934 011861
Emailinfo.lim@upc.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8020001
Global identifier2619
Last revised2009-01-14