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Data set name

CANDHIS - IN SITU WAVE DATA ALONG THE FRENCH COAST

Data holding centreCentre d'Etudes Techniques Maritimes Et Fluviales (CETMEF)
CountryFrance  France
Time period1972 et surtout 1985 à présent
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Golfe Gacosgne, Manche, Mer des Antilles-Martinique-Guadeloupe, Méditerranée-Lion- Provence-Ligure-Corse, Indien-Réunion

Observations 
Parameters

Wave height estimates

Instruments

Wave recorders

Description 
Summary

CANDHIS is the French National Wave Data Centre. CETMEF is in charge of the swell monitoring network along the french coasts. The data and data products are distributed in real time and delayed mode.

OriginatorsCentre d'Etudes Techniques Maritimes Et Fluviales (CETMEF)
Data web sitehttp://www.cetmef.equipement.gouv.fr/donnees/candhis/home.php
Availability 
OrganisationCentre d'Etudes Techniques Maritimes Et Fluviales (CETMEF)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactL'HER Joël
Address

Centre d'Etudes Techniques Maritimes Et Fluviales (CETMEF)
Site de BREST Technopole Brest Iroise BP5
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33 (0)2 98 05 67 50
Facsimile+33(0)2 98 05 67 67
Emailjoel.lher@equipement.gouv.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierSTNMT1
Global identifier4554
Last revised2011-01-24