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Data set name

Meteo and tide gauge data in the Sicily Channel (SOMME Project: 1991)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom January to June 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

3 tide gauge stations (Scilla, Gioia Tauro, Reggio Calabria) and 3 meteorological stations (Palmi, Punta Faro, Gioia Tauro) on the Calabrian Coast.

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Air pressure; Wind strength and direction

Instruments

Anemometers; sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

The data were collected in the framework of an environmental study in the Sicily Channel. The experimental activity is based on 7 current meter moorings, 3 tide gauge stations and 3 meteorological stations. sea level data were collected using SEADATA and LASTEM sensors. The data were sampled at at one-hour interval. The complete set consists of 33.623 recordings of sea level and 7.445 recordings of meteo data.

OriginatorsOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Data web sitehttp://nodc.ogs.trieste.it
Availability 
OrganisationOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
AvailabilityOrganisation
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-78
Global identifier3905
Last revised2005-04-08