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General
Data set name

Current meter data in the Channel of Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 15 November 1990 to 22 July 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Channel of Ibiza (Balearic Islands)

Observations 
Parameters

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; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

Includes data obtained from a line of six current meters moored in the middle of the Channel of Ibiza. The shallowest current meter was moored at a depth of 100m, and the deepest at 700m. Sea-floor depth was 800m. The salinity values obtained by the current meters are considered inaccurate.

OriginatorsIEO/ Malaga Oceanographic Centre
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 identifier8036022
Global identifier2670
Last revised2009-01-13