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General
Data set name

Shipboard ADCP measurements made on R/V Aranda cruises from the Gulf of Finland and Denmark Strait (1993-)

Data holding centreFinnish Meteorological Institute
CountryFinland  Finland
Time period1993-present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

The Gulf of Finland, the Denmark Strait

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current profilers

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises shipboard ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) data collected during r/v Aranda cruises connected with the studies of water dynamics. The data includes besides the velocity components and depth, some data quality parameters, GPS position, ship speed, direction and heading. Raw data and averaged data files have been stored in CD-ROM.

OriginatorsFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Availability 
OrganisationFinnish Meteorological Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactRiikka Hietala (head of group)
Address

Finnish Meteorological Institute
Erik Palmenin aukio P.O. Box 503
Helsinki

FI-00101
Finland

Telephone+ 358-9-1929 6430
Facsimile+3589179581
Emailriikka.hietala@fmi.fi
Administration 
Collating centreFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Local identifier19001033
Global identifier2059
Last revised2009-11-24