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Data set name

OCTOPUS - OCEAN ACOUSTIC TOMOGRAPHY DATA BASE

Data holding centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
CountryFrance  France
ProjectOCTOPUS(OCTOPUS)
Time period1991 --->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranean sea, North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column; Acoustic backscatter in the water column; Engineering parameters

Description 
Summary

Row data (level 0), processed data (ready for assimilation, level 2), temperature and current fields from ocean acoustic tomography experiments.

OriginatorsThe Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of Kiel (IFM-GEOMAR)
References

The THETIS Group 1993 (1993) THETIS-I Tomography Data Report, Rapp. Int. LPO 93-06, 270 P., 1993; Walter MUNK, Peter WORCESTER, Carl WUNSCH (1995) Ocean Acoustic Tomography, Cambridge Monographs on Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, 1995, 1995; DESAUBIES Y., EVENNOU F., GAILLARD F., TERRE T. (1989) Tomographie Acoustique de l'Ocean. Aspects techniques et pratiques. Rap. DRO/EO. 1989, 1989

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/sismer/program/octopus/summary.htm
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 identifierLPOTO1
Global identifier4655
Last revised2011-01-24