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Data set name

ADCP CURRENT MEASUREMENTS IN W-MEDITERRANEAN

Data holding centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
CountryFrance  France
ProjectMEDITERRANEAN TARGETED PROJECT MTP II-MATER(MATER)
Time period1996 -1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mediterranean Sea Western Basin

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current profilers

Description 
Summary

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Data collected underway during the MTP II-MATER project in the Mediterranean Sea

OriginatorsInstitute of Marine Sciences. Mediterranean Marine and Environmental Research Centre (CMIMA-ICM-CSIC)
References

POLLARD R.T, READ J.F. (1989) A method for calibrating shipmounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers, and the limitations of gyro compasses, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 1989, 6,859-865; King B.A., E.B. Cooper (1993) Comparation of ship's heading determined from an array of GPS antennas with heading from conventional gyrocompass measurements, Deep-Sea Reserch I, 1993, 40 (11-12),2207-2216; Griffiths G. (1994) Using 3DF GPS heading for improving underway ADCP data, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 1994, 11,1135-1143; Allen, J.T., D.A. Smeed, N. Crisp, S. Ruiz, S. Watts, P.J. Velez, P. Jornet, O. (1997) Upper Ocean underway operations on BIO Hesperides cruise OMEGA-ALGERS (cruise 36) using SeaSoar and ADCP, 30/9/96-14/10/96, Southampton Oceanography Centtre, Int. Doc., 1997, 17,52pp; Qin, X., S. Gourevitch, K. Ferguson, M. Kuhl , and J. Ladd (1992) Dyanmic short baseline calibration and attitude determination using Ashtech 3DF System, Sixth Int. Geodetic Symp. on Satellite Posiotioning, Columbus, OH, 1992

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/mater/datasetlist.htm
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactFICHAUT Michèle
Address

IFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98 22 46 43
Facsimile+33 (0)2 98.22.46.44
Emailmichele.fichaut@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierADCPMT
Global identifier3028
Last revised2011-01-24