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Data set name

Wave data from Gioia Tauro, W. Italy (GTAURO project: 1979-80)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom January 1979 to May 1980
OngoingNo
Geographical area

1 station offshore Gioia Tauro, Italy, in Tyrrhenian Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The wave data were collected in the framework of an environmental study in view of the construction of a harbour. The data were sampled with a frequency of 1.5 to 2 Hz, with a duration of individual records of 20 minutes at intervals of 180 minutes. The data sets are stored as a raw time series together with the related characteristic parameters Hs, Ts, Hm, Tm, Tz, obtained by Tucker method (M.J. Tucker, 1983: Analysis of records of sea waves, Proc. of the Inst. of Civil Eng., 26, 305-316).

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-28
Global identifier3957
Last revised2001-03-06