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General
Data set name

Physical oceanography and climatological data in Gulf of Trieste (N Adriatic Sea) 1979-84

Data holding centreUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom 1979 to 1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Gulf of Trieste, northernmost end of the Adriatic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

CTD, marine current, underwater irradiance and Secchi disc data are measured at a number of points in the Gulf of Trieste. CTD vertical profiles are taken during different days representing typical local weather conditions, for a total of 147 stations in the period 1979-1984. The vertical resolution is 1 m; the mean depth is 20 m. Instruments were accurately calibrated and checked.

OriginatorsUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
Data web sitehttp://www.univ.trieste.it/~dipsgaem
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactStravisi F. (Director Sezione)
Address

University of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
Via E Weiss 4
Trieste

34127
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-230
Global identifier3741
Last revised1993-06-18