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General
Data set name

Oceanographic data from the measurements at Borno hydrographical station, in the Gullmar fjord (1909-1989)

Data holding centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
CountrySweden  Sweden
Time period1909-03-19 to 1989-10-30
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Skagerrak - fjord

Observations 
Parameters

Air temperature; Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

In 1901-02 the first hydrographical station in Sweden were built.In 1909 Otto Petterson found that the temperature and salinity differed from day to day at Borno and daily measurements started. One of the advantages compared with light ship measurements was that samples could be taken during winter, through a whole in the ice.The data has been quality controlled.

OriginatorsSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.smhi.se
Availability 
OrganisationSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactPatrik Stromberg (Shark data manager)
Address

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Folkborgsvagen 1
Norrkoping

SE-601 76
Sweden

Telephone+46-31-751 89 75
Facsimile+46-(0)11-495 80 01
Emailshark@smhi.se
Administration 
Collating centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Local identifier18001001
Global identifier27
Last revised2015-08-25