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Data set name

Sea level data along west coast of Galicia, NW Spain (1987-90)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1987 to 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Western coast of Galicia (NW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

Among others the objectives of the Spain-USA Research Program was the study of the Upwelling in Galicia. With the aim to relate the upwelling phenomena with the diminishing of the sea level and the temperature decrease three tide gauges were installed at the capes of Malpica, Finisterre and Corcubedo and several series of variables were obtained.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
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 identifier8036142
Global identifier2791
Last revised2009-02-10