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Data set name

XBT stations collected in the Ionian Sea (SINAPSI-3 '99) during SINAPSI Project

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time period1998, December, 28 to 1999, Jannuary, 18 .
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ionian Sea between CTD data to increase the spatial sampling resolution

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Bathythermographs

Description 
Summary

Low resolution XBT vertical profiles were visually inspected to eliminate spikes and then averaged over 1 dbar pressure intervals. At every XBT launching location the SST has been measured by an ordinary mercury-in-glass thermometer.

OriginatorsOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Data web sitehttp://doga.ogs.trieste.it/sinapsi/
Availability 
OrganisationOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMosetti Renzo (Department Director)
Address

OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/c
Sgonico (Trieste)

34010
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-61
Global identifier3923
Last revised2002-02-12