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Data set name

Lagrangian Measurements in the Southern Sector of the Pacific Ocean (1994-2000)

Data holding centreUniversità degli Studi di Napoli 'Parthenope' - Istituto di Meteorologia e Oceanografia
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom 03/94 to 06/00
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Sector of the Pacific Ocean

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Skin temperature of the water column

Instruments

Satellite tracking system

Description 
Summary

In the framework of the activities of CLIMA - PNRA project (scientific coordinator Giancarlo Spezie), surface drifter have been deployed yearly on the route New Zealand - Terra Nova Bay and/or vice versa, tracking the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, occasionally crossing the Drake Passage or entering the Southern Pacific Current.

OriginatorsUniversità degli Studi di Napoli 'Parthenope' - Istituto di Meteorologia e Oceanografia
Data web sitehttp://www.uninav.it/iun.htm
Availability 
OrganisationUniversità degli Studi di Napoli 'Parthenope' - Istituto di Meteorologia e Oceanografia
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDe Stefano M. (IMO-IUN)
Address

Università degli Studi di Napoli 'Parthenope' - Istituto di Meteorologia e Oceanografia
Via Ammiraglio Acton 38
Napoli

80133
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-119
Global identifier3864
Last revised2000-06-02