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Data from the buoys network of Puertos del Estado (since 1998)

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General  
Data holding centrePdE/ Harbours Authority. Physical Environment Department
CountrySpain  Spain
Time period1998 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Spanish coast

Observations 
Parameters

Wave direction; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column; Wind strength and direction

Description 
Summary

The deep sea network is based on 9 Seawatch and 2 WaveScan buoy stations. The instruments are located at points with depths between 200 and 800 m and measure atmospheric and oceanographic parameters. Measurements are transmitted every hour via satellite to Puertos del Estado and directly posted to a web page (http://www.puertos.es/en-us/oceanografia/Pages/portus.aspx).

OriginatorsPdE/ Harbours Authority. Physical Environment Department
Data web sitehttp://www.puertos.es/en-us/oceanografia/Pages/portus.aspx
Availability 
OrganisationPdE/ Harbours Authority. Physical Environment Department
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactALVAREZ Enrique
Address

PdE/ Harbours Authority. Physical Environment Department
Av. del Partenon 10
Madrid

28042
Spain

Telephone91 5245500
Facsimile+34 915 245504
Emailenrique@puertos.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/ Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8037005
Global identifier2867
Last revised2015-09-02