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Data set name

Drifting buoy data in N Adriatic Sea (1990)

Data holding centreTelespazio s.p.a. - Earth Observation Division
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom 25 August to 15 October 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern Adriatic Sea (12.15° E, 44.0° N) to (13.5° E, 45.5° N)

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

Five satellite-tracked drifting undrougued buoys were used in order to map the surface circulation in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Three buoys were deployed on 25 August 1990 in the Gulf of Venice at (12.999 E, 45.414 N), (12.995 E, 45.415 N) and (13.005 E, 45.414 N). Two other buoys of the same type, were deployed on 15 September 1990 off Rimini at (12.694 E, 45.562 N), (12.456 E, 44.437 N). *REFERENCE: Nuovo Cimento, 1992, 15C (3), p. 265-274

OriginatorsTelespazio s.p.a. - Earth Observation Division
Data web sitehttp://www.telespazio.it/home_4.html
Availability 
OrganisationTelespazio s.p.a. - Earth Observation Division
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactBorzelli G.
Address

Telespazio s.p.a. - Earth Observation Division
Telespazio s.p.a. Via Tiburtina n. 965
Rome

00156
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-159
Global identifier3816
Last revised1992-10-14