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General
Data set name

Current meter data off the coast of Tenerife (Canary Islands)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom December 1989 to January 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Marsden Square 074-86. Anchorage locations: 18° 03'2N 16° 45'6W and 28° 08'5N 16° 49'3W off Punta del Camison and south of Playa San Juan, respectively

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

Description 
Summary

Data from two pairs of current meters anchored off the Southwest of Tenerife by the team of Physical Oceanography on board the 'Agamenon' between December 1989 and January 1991. Sampling periods were approximately quarterly. The current meters were situated at a depth of about 150 and 250m. Samples were taken hourly for the five available parameters (temperature, conductivity, pressure, speed and direction).

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
Data web sitehttp://www.ieo.es
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036005
Global identifier2653
Last revised2009-01-13