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Data set name

Moored current meter data in Gulf of Genoa and Channel of Piombino, NW Italy (MARGEO project: 1979,81)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodDecember 1979 for Gulf of Genoa mooring and from May to June 1981 for Channel of Piombino mooring
OngoingNo
Geographical area

1 mooring in the Gulf of Genoa (Ligurian Sea) and 1 in the Channel of Piombino (Tyrrhenian Sea)

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The moorings were deployed with 2 current meters. The time series were recorded at sampling interval of 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 10 minutes). The complete data set consists of 90 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-32
Global identifier3953
Last revised1992-11-16