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General
Data set name

Data of Instrumental Current Observations (historical information)

Data holding centreState Research Institute for Navigation and Hydrography, Ministry of Defense
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectStudy of the World Ocean environment(WO environment)
Time period1943-1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The World Ocean

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current profilers

Description 
Summary

The data set contains information from 1326 buoy-based stations. The information was collected by Russian navy RVs. The data are checked visually, syntactically and for limiting values. Data are grouped by regions of the World ocean. Additional information on the data set is available on the SRINH Web site.

OriginatorsState Research Institute for Navigation and Hydrography, Ministry of Defense
Data web sitehttp://vkesimo.navy.ru/vk/array_db.htm
Availability 
OrganisationState Research Institute for Navigation and Hydrography, Ministry of Defense
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactSergei I. Mastryukov (Head of SRINH department)
Address

State Research Institute for Navigation and Hydrography, Ministry of Defense
41, Kozhevennaya line
St.-Petersburg B-106

199106
Russian Federation

Telephone+7 (812) 322-97-74
Facsimile(812) 277-33-19
Emailgringi@navy.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35003004
Global identifier2463
Last revised2009-02-19