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General
Data set name

Current meter data on continental shelves of Galicia and Cantabria, N/NW Spain (1987-91)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1987 to 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Coasts of Galicia and Cantabrico (NW Spain)

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 profilers

Description 
Summary

One of the objectives of the project was the direct measuring of the current in the area to study the dynamics of the area because earlier data were derived from the study of the temperature and salinity data.

OriginatorsIEO/ La Coruna Oceanographic Centre
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 identifier8036143
Global identifier2792
Last revised2009-01-12