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General
Data set name

A hydrographic station data bank of T and S profiles in Mediterranean Sea

Data holding centreENEA Centro Ricerche Ambiente Marino - La Spezia
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom 1909 - 1994
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The whole Mediterranean Sea. Best covered sites: Ligurian Sea, Gulf of Lion, Provencal Sea, Adriatic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The hydrographic data bank consists of vertical profiles of temperature and salinity. The data contain all the useful information for space and time location, measurements method, accuracy of the measurements, environmental conditions during the measurements collections, identification of the owner. Actually the data bank contains more than 25,000 stations performed in the Mediterranean Sea since 1909. The data were supplied by public and private centres of research from several European Countries.

OriginatorsENEA Centro Ricerche Ambiente Marino - La Spezia
Data web sitehttp://www.santateresa.enea.it
Availability 
OrganisationENEA Centro Ricerche Ambiente Marino - La Spezia
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactBruschi A.
Address

ENEA Centro Ricerche Ambiente Marino - La Spezia
Forte S. Teresa Via S.Teresa 1
Lerici

19036
Italy

Telephone+39 0187 978215
Facsimile+39 0187 978273
Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-154
Global identifier3821
Last revised2003-05-17