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Data set name

Wave 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 February to June 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Buoy position: 38 25.00'N - 015 49.94'E

Observations 
Parameters

Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Wave recorders

Description 
Summary

The data were collected in the framework of an environmental study in the Sicily Channel. The experimental activity is based on a Datawell Directional Waverider buoy moored at 135 metres of depth. The data were sampled at at one-hour interval. The complete set consists of 2952 recordings.

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-72
Global identifier3911
Last revised2005-04-08