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Data set name

Moored current meter data in Messina Strait, Italy (MESSINA project: 1972,73)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time period6 moorings from September to November 1972 and 2 moorings from June to July 1973
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Strait of Messina

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The moorings were deployed with 1, 2 or 3 current meters. The time series were recorded at sampling interval of 5 or 10 minutes. The data are fully quality controlled for gaps, spikes and spurious data. The raw data are averaged over 1 hour time interval and analyzed to produce spectral analysis, tidal component and residual. The data sets are stored as a raw time series for each current meter (1 data cycle of temperature, speed and direction every 5 or 10 minutes) The complete data set consists of 330 current meter days.

OriginatorsOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Data web sitehttp://www.ogs.trieste.it
Availability 
OrganisationOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
AvailabilityOrganisation
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-33
Global identifier3952
Last revised1992-11-16