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Data set name

Physical Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean (POEM) Project - Current Meter Data (1986-89)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
CountryGreece  Greece
ProjectPhysical Oceanography of Eastern Mediterranean(POEM)
Time periodFrom March 1986 to September 1989
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Straits of the Cretan Arc

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

The research programme in the frame of which the data set were gathered aimed towards the best understanding of the phenomenology and the dynamics of the seas of the Eastern Mediterranean. During 52 cruises in the Tyrrhenian, Aegean, Ionian and Levantine Seas CTD data were collected from an extensive grid of stations. In addition 30 moorings were deployed from March 1986 to September 1989 in the Straits of the Cretan Arc. The data set comprises 83 time series with 10 minute values of speed, direction, temperature and conductivity.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactA. Iona
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavissos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76367
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emaildata@hnodc.hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
Local identifier6005013
Global identifier1184
Last revised2015-03-23