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Wave, current, sea level and meteorological data for Ebro Delta, NE Spain

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General  
Data holding centreUPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom February 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Coastal zone of the Ebro Delta, NE Spain

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Air pressure; Wave direction; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Wave height and period statistics; Air temperature; Wind strength and direction

Description 
Summary

The collection includes several temporal series of meteorological and oceanographic parameters taken at different points of the coastline of the Delta using autonomous registers. - Meteorological variables: Delterre (March 88 to April 91), L'Atmella de Mar (December 89 to April 91), Repsol Casablanca (April 90 onwards), St Carles de la Rapita (March 92 onwards). - Currents in breakers zone: short series using different profiles (October 88 to April 89). - Scaling swell: series of data from a scaling buoy in deep water (September 88 to June 90). - Directional swell: series of data from a) electromagnetic current meter from January 90 to June 91; b) directional buoy in deep water from June 90 onwards and c) directional buoy in shallow water from May 91 onwards. - Tide: L'Ametlla (March 88 to December 90) and St Carles (March 92 onwards).

OriginatorsUPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
Availability 
OrganisationUPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Director)
Address

UPC- BARCELONA TECH. Laboratory of Maritime Engineering
Campus Nord Jordi Girona 1
Barcelona

08034
Spain

Telephone+34 93 4016471
Facsimile+34 934 011861
Emailinfo.lim@upc.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/ Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8020001
Global identifier2619
Last revised2009-01-14