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Data set name

Wave data between Libya and Sicily (GASIL project: 1981-82)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom July 1981 to July 1982
OngoingNo
Geographical area

6 stations in the Central Mediterranean Sea from the Libyan Offshore to Capo Passero (Sicily)

Observations 
Parameters

Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The wave data were collected in the framework of an environmental study in view of the deployment of a pipeline from Libyan offshore to Sicily. The data were sampled with a frequency of 1 to 2 Hz, with a duration of individual records of 20 minutes (1024 seconds for the Hermes buoy), at intervals of 90 minutes. The data sets are stored as a raw time series together with the related characteristic parameters Hs, Ts, Hm, Tm, Tz, obtained by Tucker method (M.J. Tucker, 1983: Analysis of records of sea waves, Proc. of the Inst. of Civil Eng., 26, 305-316).

OriginatorsOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Data web sitehttp://www.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-27
Global identifier3958
Last revised1992-11-17