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CATALOGUE - Meteo Marine Database
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Product description (2007-08-25)
WHAT ? PRODUCT-ID

OGS-BUOY-NODC

PRODUCT TYPE

In Situ Data

OUTPUT TYPE

Time Series

OVERVIEW
General description : The meteo-marine data archive includes waves, sea level, current and meteorological measurements, collected since the beginning of 50ies up to nowadays and covering almost uniformly all the Italian coast, the Sicily Channel and the Messina Strait. Waves data covers the years since 1971 to 2004, with 3.281.237 recordings over 42 stations. Sea level data covers the years since 1980 to 2004, with 10.469.912 recordings over 45 stations. Meteorological measurements relates to different Italian and Croatian coastal areas faced to the Adriatic and Ionian Sea, covers the years since 1951 to 2004, with 2.091.755 recordings over 62 stations. Marine current measurements covers the years since 1973 to 1995, with 5.294.743 recordings over 166 stations. Data and meta-data can be estracted in comma separated values (CSV) data format or in Medar/Medatlas data format.
PARAMETERS CATEGORIES
(short title, counting values)
  • Horiz_Currents_WC
  • WC_Temp
  • Wind
[more]
PARAMETERS (parameter code, parameter description, counting values)
  • TEMP
- SEA TEMPERATURE
  • HCDT
- HORIZONTAL CURRENT DIRECTION rel.T North
  • HCSP
- HORIZONTAL CURRENT SPEED
[more]
WHERE ? GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
46.0
7.0 21.0
34.0
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE

from regional to local scale

SPATIAL RESOLUTION

Almost uniform along the Italian coasts and the straits

VERTICAL COVERAGE

from surface to bottom depending on the data type

WHEN ? TEMPORAL COVERAGE Since 1951-01-01 - onGoing TEMPORAL RESOLUTION Hours to sub-day
PROCESS/ UPDATE UPDATED In delayed mode, when new information is available
Supply Center
name : OGS/NODC
web site : http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it

Dissemination System

Service Resource Average Volume/release Format Licence/
conditions
Distributor
ftp
(full delivery)
N/A ascii The metadata are freely available under registration. The data availability follows ARCHIMEDE policy.
name : OGS/NODC
web site : http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it
http
(full delivery)
N/A ascii The data are freely available for research only.
name : OGS/NODC
web site : http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it/nodc/projects/subpages/accesso

Documentation

Title Online Resource Publication
Products and Publications http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it/nodc/about/productsandpublications 2007

Supported by Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea
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Coordinated by CMCC,
Centro Euro Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici.
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