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General
Data set name

Data from the buoys network of Puertos del Estado (since 1998)

Data holding centrePuertos del Estado. Physical Environment Department
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1998 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Spanish coast

Observations 
Parameters

Wind strength and direction; Wave direction; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

The deep sea network is based on 9 Seawatch and 2 WaveScan buoy stations. The instruments are located at points with depths between 200 and 800 m and measure atmospheric and oceanographic parameters. Measurements are transmitted every hour via satellite to Puertos del Estado and directly posted to a web page (http://www.puertos.es/en-us/oceanografia/Pages/portus.aspx).

OriginatorsPuertos del Estado. Physical Environment Department
Data web sitehttp://www.puertos.es/en-us/oceanografia/Pages/portus.aspx
Availability 
OrganisationPuertos del Estado. Physical Environment Department
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactALVAREZ Enrique
Address

Puertos del Estado. Physical Environment Department
Av. del Partenon 10
Madrid

28042
Spain

Telephone91 5245500
Facsimile+34 915 245504
Emailenrique@puertos.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8037005
Global identifier2867
Last revised2015-09-02