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Data set name

SURFACE SALINITY DATA FROM SHIPS OF OPPORTUNITY

Data holding centreIRD /CENTRE DE BRETAGNE
CountryFrance  France
Time period1977 --->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Couverture mondiale - World wide coverage

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Wind strength and direction; Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Meteorological packages; thermosalinographs; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

SURFACE SALINITY DATA AND OTHER PARAMETERS COLLECTED UNDERWAY ON BOARD OF SHIPS OF OPPORTUNITY

OriginatorsIRD /CENTRE DE BRETAGNE
References

DESSIER A., DONGUY J.R. (1992) The sea surface salinity in tropical Atlantic between 10S and 30N. Seasonal and interannual variations (1977-1989)., Deep Sea Research, 1992

Data web sitehttp://www.brest.ird.fr
Availability 
OrganisationIRD /CENTRE DE BRETAGNE
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDESSIER Alain
Address

IRD /CENTRE DE BRETAGNE
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98.22.45.07
Facsimile+33(0)2 98.22.45.14
Emaildoumenc@mnhn.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierORSSSO
Global identifier4615
Last revised2011-01-24