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General
Data set name

Satellite Data from the North Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and North Atlantic (1990-)

Data holding centreRoyal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
Time period1990 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Wind strength and direction; Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output; Skin temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

NOAA: water surface temperature and/or turbidity, images four times each day. Not all images are processed and stored. Weekly and monthly composite images are made. Turbidity data in North Sea only. Contact person: J.N. Roozekrans (roozekra@knmi.nl). ERS1/ERS2: wind data from scatterometer. Contact person: A. Stoffelen (stoffele@knmi.nl)

OriginatorsRoyal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactFrits Koek (KNMI Operationeel Datacentrum (KODAC))
Address

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Wilhelminalaan 10 P.O. Box 201
De Bilt

3730 AE
Netherlands

Telephone+31 (0)30 2206860
Facsimile+31 30 2210407
Emailfrits.koek@knmi.nl
Administration 
Collating centreNational Oceanographic Data Committee
Local identifier20005105
Global identifier2990
Last revised2009-09-23