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General
Data set name

Waves Data from the AGL buoy, Bay of Biscay (since 2007)

Data holding centreIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectClimatic Variability Study in North East Atlantic(VACLAN)
Time periodJune 2007 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

A fixed point in the Bay of Biscay facing the city of Santander. Located 22 miles north of "Cabo Mayor" where the depth is 2500 metres.

Observations 
Parameters

Wave direction; Wave height estimates

Instruments

Current profilers

Description 
Summary

AGL is an ODAS buoy in which there is installed a current profiler to monitor the horizontal velocity and waves. The information is received via Inmarst at Centro OceanograficCenter of Santander.

OriginatorsIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
Data web sitehttp://www.boya-agl.st.ieo.es/boya_agl/index.html
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactRODRIGUEZ, Carmen
Address

IEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
Promontorio San Martin, s/n Apdo. 240
Santander

39004
Spain

Telephone+34 942 291 716
Facsimile+34 942 275072
Emailcarmen.rodriguez@st.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifierAGL_WAVES_Data
Global identifier5983
Last revised2015-09-01