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Data set name

Vardø-N fixed oceanographic section, 1934 onwards

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Research - Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)
CountryNorway  Norway
Time periodMay 1934 onwards
OngoingYes
Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers; CTD

Description 
Summary

Vardø-N fixed oceanographic section in the Barents Sea. The section has been worked regularly since 1953. Sampling frequency is currently 4 times a year for the southern part of the section, 2 times a year for the northern part (77-81 N, 34 E). Status: Active.

OriginatorsInstitute of Marine Research
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Marine Research - Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Marine Research - Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)
Local identifierFSN_VARN
Global identifier5999
Last revised2013-11-25