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General
Data set name

MEDAR/MEDATLAS DATABASE

Data holding centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
CountryFrance  France
ProjectMEDAR/MEDATLAS II(MEDAR/MEDATLAS II)
Time period1906 -->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranee

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Organosulphur and organoselenium species concentration parameters in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of inorganic sulphur species in the water column; Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output; Dissolved inorganic nitrogen concentration in the water column

Instruments

Bathythermographs; thermistor chains; discrete water samplers; CTD

Description 
Summary

Compilation of the historical data of temperature, salinite and biochemical parameters collected in the Mediterranean and Black Sea (European MAST/INCO supporting initiative MAS3-CT98-0174 & ERBIC20-CT98-0103)

OriginatorsAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Cyprus Oceanography Center
Department of Navigation and Hydrography and Oceanography, Turkish Navy
ENEA Centro Ricerche - Frascati
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Sciences de la Mer et de l Amenagement du Littoral - ENSSMAL
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
ISAC - Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (Rome)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission - IODE
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
International Ocean Institute - Malta Operational Centre (University Of Malta) / Physical Oceanography Unit
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR)
Marine Hydrophysical Institute
National Center for Marines Sciences - NCMS
National Institute of Fisheries Research (INRH)
National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
University of Liege, GeoHydrodynamics and Environment Research
References

MEDAR Group (2002) MEDATLAS/2002 database. Mediterranean and Black Sea database of temperature salinity and bio-chemical parameters.

Climatological Atlas., IFREMER, 2002, 4 CDroms; IFREMER, NCMR-HNODC, IEO, SHOM, ICES (1997) MEDATLAS 1997 - Mediterranean Hydrological Atlas - A MAST Supporting Initiative (MAS2-CT93-0074), IFREMER, 12/1997, 3 CDroms

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/medar/
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactFICHAUT Michèle
Address

IFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98 22 46 43
Facsimile+33 (0)2 98.22.46.44
Emailmichele.fichaut@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierMASMED
Global identifier4651
Last revised2011-01-24