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Data set name

Meteorological buoy and drifter data in the Weddell Sea, North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea (1989-)

Data holding centreFinnish Meteorological Institute
CountryFinland  Finland
Time periodFrom 1989-
OngoingYes
Geographical area

The Weddell Sea, The North Atlantic, The Baltic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Atmospheric humidity; Wind strength and direction

Instruments

Anemometers; meteorological packages

Description 
Summary

Drifters have been used to track the sea ice movement in the Weddell Sea and as current followers in the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, during separate periods.

OriginatorsFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Availability 
OrganisationFinnish Meteorological Institute
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactMilla Johansson (scientist)
Address

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

FI-00101
Finland

Telephone+358919291
Facsimile+3589179581
Administration 
Collating centreFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Local identifier19001035
Global identifier2061
Last revised2009-11-24