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Data set name

Tidal Data of Maltese Harbours

Data holding centreTransport Malta - Maritime Division (ex. Malta Maritime Authority)
CountryMalta  Malta
ProjectThe Marine Infralittoral Habitats and Benthic Communities in the North Harbours of Malta(North Harbours Local Plan Area Survey)
Time periodMissing data between September 1993 - March 1995. 1995 onwards more consistent.
OngoingYes
Geographical area

35.53 N 14. 31E Harbour area

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

The Hydrographic unit forms part of the Marine Department within the Malta Maritime Authority Ports Directorate. It is entrusted with the safe navigation within Ports and Coastal waters. To achieve this the Hydrographic unit conducts hydrographic surveys, carries out tidal observations, issues Notices to Mariners and is responsible for the Navigational Aids.

OriginatorsTransport Malta - Maritime Division (ex. Malta Maritime Authority)
Availability 
OrganisationTransport Malta - Maritime Division (ex. Malta Maritime Authority)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactJoseph Bianco (Mr.)
Address

Transport Malta - Maritime Division (ex. Malta Maritime Authority)
TRANSPORT MALTA Centre,
Marsa

MRS 1917
Malta

Telephone+356 21222203
Facsimile+356 21250365
Emailjoe.bianco@mma.gov.mt
Administration 
Collating centreInternational Ocean Institute - Malta Operational Centre (University Of Malta) / Physical Oceanography Unit
Local identifier45007001
Global identifier514
Last revised2009-03-17