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Data set name

Bjørnøya-W fixed oceanographic section, 1930 onwards

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Research - Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)
CountryNorway  Norway
Time periodApril 1930 onwards
OngoingYes
Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers; CTD

Description 
Summary

Bjørnøya West fixed oceanographic section in the Norwegian Sea. Sampling frequency is currently 4 times a year for the eastern part. The section is extended to the Greenland Sea once a year. Before 1965 the section was worked only occasionally. Status: Active.

OriginatorsInstitute of Marine Research
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Marine Research - Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Marine Research - Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)
Local identifierFSN_BJOW
Global identifier6006
Last revised2013-11-25