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General
Data set name

ADCP data from the AGL buoy, Bay of Biscay (since 2007)

Data holding centreIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectClimatic Variability Study in North East Atlantic(VACLAN)
Time periodJune 2007 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

A fixed point in the Bay of Biscay facing the city of Santander. Located 22 miles north of "Cabo Mayor" where the depth is 2500 metres.

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Current profilers

Description 
Summary

AGL is an ODAS buoy in which there is installed a current profiler to monitor the horizontal velocity and waves. The information is received via Inmarst at Centro Oceanografico de Santander.

OriginatorsIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
Data web sitehttp://www.boya-agl.st.ieo.es/boya_agl/index.html
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactRODRIGUEZ, Carmen
Address

IEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
Promontorio San Martin, s/n Apdo. 240
Santander

39004
Spain

Telephone+34 942 291716
Facsimile+34 942 275072
Emailcarmen.rodriguez@st.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifierAGL_ADCP_Data
Global identifier5986
Last revised2015-09-01