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General
Data set name

Current meter data in the Bay of Santander, N. Spain

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom May 1978 to November 1979
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Bay of Santander (North Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Air temperature; Wind strength and direction; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

Includes current meter data from several sites in the Bay of Santander. Data is presented either on original record from Aanderaa magnetic tapes or processed on 9-track magnetic tape. Data is quality controlled. Checks were made for gaps, spikes and spurious data. Data was tidally analyzed to produce harmonic constants, current components and residuals.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
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 identifier8036018
Global identifier2666
Last revised2009-01-13