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Data set name

ADRICOSM, ADRICOSM - EXT XBT ADRIA-VOS-2: Vertical temperature in Southern Adriatic and Ionian sea

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
ProjectADRIatic sea integrated Coastal areaS and river basin Management system pilot project PULA BAY(ADRICOSM PULA BAY)
Time period2001-2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

ADRIATIC SEA

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Bathythermographs

Description 
Summary

The vertical distributions of temperature in Southern Adriatic and Ionian sea were studied with XBT launches. The measurements were planned to be carried out with two tracks of XBT VOS (Voluntary Observing Ships): ADRIA-VOS-1 and ADRIA-VOS-2. For collecting temperatures profiles, with 10 nautical miles resolution along track, were organized tracks with a monthly and bi-weekly sampling frequency. The ADRIA-VOS-2 track was from Dubrovnik to Bari, managed by IOF Split (Croatia) and ENEA, La Spezia (Italy). The VOS XBT were transmitted to the ENEA collating centre (La Spezia, Italy) in NRT (near real time by cellular phone) where quality checks an the data were performed. Ships used were: LIPA, Liburnija and Zajc. 12 Datasets. A copy of data is recorded at OGS that is the Italian National Oceanographic Data Center

OriginatorsENEA Centro Ricerche Ambiente Marino - La Spezia
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
References

Morović et. al. (2006) outh Adriatic phoenomena observable through VOS XBT and other ADRICOSM data., Acta Adriat., 47 (Suppl.): 33-49; Gačić et. al. (2006) Variations of thermal conditions in the southern Adriatic from XBT measurements in the period October 2002 – June 2003., Acta Adriat., 47 (Suppl.): 19-31; Manzella et. al. (2003) mproved near real time data management procedures for the Mediterranean ocean Forecasting System Voluntary Observing Ship program., Ann. Geophys., 21: 49-62; Castellari et. al. (2006) The Adricosm pilot project: a coastal and river basin prediction system for Adriatic Sea, Acta Adriat., 47 (Suppl.): 5 – 18

Data web sitehttp://www.bo.ingv.it/adricosm/
Availability 
OrganisationOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactV. Cardin (Dott.sa)
Address

OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/c
Sgonico (Trieste)

34010
Italy

Emailvcardin@ogs.trieste.it
Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-816
Global identifier4840
Last revised2011-03-14