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General
Data set name

STD, current meter and underway airborne and ship temperature data across front east of Malta (1971) during MAYFROST project

Data holding centreSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodMay 1971
OngoingNo
Geographical area

A network of 133 stations covering the frontal system east of Malta

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

A cooperative program was arranged with Laboratorio per lo Studio della Dinamica delle Grandi Masse, which supplied ART instrumentation and with the US Navy Sixth Fleet, which provided a Lockeed P3 aircraft. Study of an oceanographic front east of Malta was made in May 1971 using both a ship and an airborne radiation thermometer.

OriginatorsSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
Data web sitehttp://www.saclantc.nato.int
Availability 
OrganisationSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactMichel Rixen
Address

SACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
SACLANTCEN - The Library Viale San Bartolomeo 400
La Spezia

19138
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-168
Global identifier3806
Last revised1993-01-08