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General
Data set name

Moored current meter data in the Sicily Channel (SOMME Project: 1991)

Data holding centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
CountryItaly  Italy
ProjectSOMME, on behalf of Snamprogetti S.p.A.(SOMME)
Time period1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Sicily Channel

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

The data were collected in the framework of an environmental study in the Sicily Channel. The experimental activity is based on a classical current meters moored at surface and close to the bottom. The data were sampled at ten minutes interval. The complete set consists of 55 time series recorded on 7 mooring positions.

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
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactGiorgio Gelsi
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-819
Global identifier4837
Last revised2011-03-14