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General
Data set name

Current measurements in the Strait of Corsica

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Science S.S. of Lerici (SP)
CountryItaly  Italy
Time period1991 - 2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ligurian Sea (42.7° N to 44.5° N; 7.5° E to 10.0° E)

Observations 
Parameters

Wind strength and direction; Temperature of the water column; Skin temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

The currentmeter series in the Corsica Channel are maintained and analysed in order to detect the long term variability in the north western Mediterranean.

OriginatorsInstitute of Marine Science S.S. of Lerici (SP)
Data web sitehttp://www.iof.cnr.it
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Marine Science S.S. of Lerici (SP)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactGasparini G. P.
Address

Institute of Marine Science S.S. of Lerici (SP)
Forte Santa Teresa Pozzuolo di Lerici
Lerici (SP)

19032
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-140
Global identifier3838
Last revised2003-05-16