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STD, thermistor and current meter data in Strait of Sicily and area between Sicily and Sardinia (1970,72) during MEDMILOC project

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General  
Data holding centreSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodMay 1970, September 1972
OngoingNo
Geographical area

A network of 160 stations covering the Strait of Sicily, and the area between Sicily and Sardinia

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters; thermistor chains

Description 
Summary

The direct calculation of fluxes was compared with previous ones obtained with different methods. Short period STD time series and a longer (9 days) thermistor array record in the Strait of Sicily revealed small fluctuations with a semi-diurnal period.

OriginatorsSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
Data web sitehttp://www.saclantc.nato.int
Availability 
OrganisationSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactMichel Rixen
Address

SACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
SACLANTCEN - The Library Viale San Bartolomeo 400
La Spezia

19138
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-165
Global identifier3809
Last revised1993-01-08