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Data set name

Current meter data in Gulf of Trieste, NE Italy (DIGOT project: 1984-85)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom October 1984 to August 1985
OngoingNo
Geographical area

4 moorings in the Gulf of Trieste (Italian national waters - northern Adriatic Sea) from Punta Tagliamento to Punta Sottile

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The marine current data were collected in the framework of a research program scheduled to reach a comprehensive knowledge of the dynamics of the Gulf of Trieste. The moorings were deployed with 1 or 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 873 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-21
Global identifier3964
Last revised2001-03-06