European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

MIDAS: Marine Information and Data Acquisition System

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period2001 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

ANE, Belgium - Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

Observations 
Parameters

Atmospheric visibility and transparency; Air pressure; Atmospheric humidity; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Wind strength and direction; Optical backscatter; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column; Salinity of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

Description 
Summary

MIDAS was developed by the Flanders Marine Institute to plan the ship time of the RV Zeeleeuw, to register information on scientific activities and to monitor navigational, meteorological and oceanographic parameters during the cruises.

OriginatorsFlanders Marine Institute
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier57
Global identifier5620
Last revised2011-05-06