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General
Data set name

Ship of Opportunity meteorological data in the Alboran Sea

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean)

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Cloud type; Wind strength and direction; Temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

Data obtained from ships of opportunity crossing the Sea of Alboran. Its density is very low in the southern area. The location of the data obtained is given in grids of one tenth of a degree.

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 identifier8036024
Global identifier2672
Last revised2009-01-13