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General
Data set name

North Atlantic Monthly Model Means

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period01/01/2008 - 08/04/2011
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North Atlantic from Bay of Biscay to Iceland but mostly within Irish Exclusive Economic Zone.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Wave direction; Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Wave recorders

Description 
Summary

Monthly mean values for oceanographic parameters in Irish waters from the Marine Institute SWAN and ROMS models. Mean values include: Sea surface temperature (degreeCelsius), Sea bottom temperature (degreeCelsius), Surface salinity (PSU), Bottom salinity (PSU), Surface velocity (m/sec), Mixed layer depth, Significant wave height (m), Mean wave direction (degreeTrue) and Mean wave period (sec). For the dynamic download service users can choose datetime, parameter(s) and output file type. Note model means are only available for 12:00am for the 15th day of every month.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://data.marine.ie/Dataset/Details/20956
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactOceanography and Ocean Modeling (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierOF.IE.MI.OSIS.MonthlyModelMeans
Global identifier6494
Last revised2015-09-14