European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)
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Moored current meter data collected in Adriatic open waters during ASCOP project (1979, 1983-84)
|Data holding centre||OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography|
|Time period||November 1979, April 1983, August 1983, July 1984|
3 moorings in the Northern Adriatic Sea. 1 station off the mouths of the Po, 2 stations along the transect Cattolica-Porer Island considered as open boundary of the North Adriatic Modelling Program.
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column
The marine current data were collected in the framework of the multidisciplinary monitoring program of the Adriatic Sea scheduled to determine the current state of the ecosystem and pollution in relation to its basic hydrological features and dynamics. The moorings were deployed with two meters at 10 m depth and near the bottom. The time series were recorded at sampling interval of 5 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 minutes) covering approximately a spanning time of 15 days, for a total amount of 135 days.
|Originators||OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography|
|Data web site||http://www.ogs.trieste.it|
|Organisation||OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography|
|Contact||Mosetti Renzo (Department Director)|
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
|Collating centre||OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography|