Investigations in the northern Kattegat during the International Joint North Sea Data Acquisiton (JONSDAP) 1976 Period INOUT

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Data holding centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
CountrySweden  Sweden
Time period1976-03-15 to 1976-04-25
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North Sea and Kattegat


Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Air pressure; Air temperature; Cloud cover height and extent; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Wind strength and direction; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Dissolved total or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column


JONSDAP 76 was an international undertaking in the North Sea during 1976. It consisted of two parts: FLEX; the Fladen Ground Experiment and INOUT; the inflows of water of the whole North Sea as well as the internal movements. During the INOUT period of JONSDAP 76 some 200 current meters were recording, mostly in the North Sea but also at the Goteborg - Fredrikshavn (GF) section, here as part of the 5 year project 'The Baltic Entrance Project: the GF Section'. A compilation of the results of the measurements in the NE North Sea Proper as well as at the GF section is presented. Also some relevant data from 1967 is included. As a result the material can be divided in two classes with mainly E-wind or W-wind situations.The data are quality inspected. Checks were made by manual control.

OriginatorsSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

Anon (1978) MEDDELANDE fran HAVSFISKELABORATORIET LYSEKIL nr 243 Hydrografiska avdelningen, Goteborg JONSDAP-76 Contribution no 15.

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