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General
Data set name

Vessel-Mounted ADCP data in the Atlantic Ocean (2003-2004)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom 30 November 2003 to 14 Jannuary 2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

From the Mediterranean Sea, throught the Atlantic Ocean up to the Scotia Sea and Drake Passage (box 58S-36N, 50W-14E)

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

The VMADCP continuously measures and records the marine current to a depth range of 750m. The VMADCP is interfaced with PHINS XSEA navigation system. The data acquired are georeferenced and corrected for the disturb induced by the pitch and roll of the ship.

OriginatorsOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactMosetti Renzo (Department Director)
Address

OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/c
Sgonico (Trieste)

34010
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-80
Global identifier3903
Last revised2005-05-12