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General
Data set name

Observational data on lagoons in coastal areas of NE Italy

Data holding centreUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodOccasionally up to 1987; 2 or 3 sampling campaigns every year from 1987 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern Adriatic Sea lagoons (Venice, Marano, Grado lagoons)

Observations 
Parameters

Coastal geomorphology; Sediment age

Instruments

PH sensors; sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

The main aim of the research consists in the reconstruction of water and sediment exchanges between lagoon and adjacent sea. Patterns of sedimentation are investigated and, if possible, plotted. In the second instance, fluxes of suspended material at the lagoon inlets and main channels are investigated and, if possible, quantified.

OriginatorsUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
Data web sitehttp://www.univ.trieste.it/~dipsgaem/
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactInstitute Director (Institute Director)
Address

University of Trieste, Department of Geological, Environmental and Marine Sciences
DiSGAM Via E Weiss 2
Trieste

34127
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-3
Global identifier3982
Last revised2001-03-06