*DATASET-NAME : Surface meteorological, bathymetric and route parameters collected underway in the Southern Adriatic and Ionian Sea during MATER Project
*TIME-PERIOD : 1998 to present
*GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE : Southern Adriatic and Ionian Sea
*PROJECT : MASTIII/MTPII/MATER, MAss Transfer and Ecosystem Response
*PARAMETERS : Underway ship position, speed and heading, air temperature and humidity, wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, incident radiation, sea surface temperature and conductivity.
*INSTRUMENTS : R/V Urania meteorological station, GPS and gyrocompass.
*SUMMARY : Surface meteorological, bathymetric and route data were collected on board of R/V Urania within the framework of multidisciplinary studies aimed at investigating the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the Adriatic/Ionian basin, paying particular attention to the meteorological conditions encontered during the cruises.
The data were collected at fixed time-intervals (5 or 15 minutes) and visually inspected to eliminate spikes and misrecordings.
OSSERVATORIO GEOFISICO SPERIMENTALE
Department of Oceanology
PO BOX 2011
tel : +39 40 21401
*STORAGE-MEDIUM : Hard disk.
*AVAILABILITY : OGS, Osservatorio Geofisico Sperimentale, charged as Regional Data Center for the Adriatic/Ionian Basin. Data availability is submitted to the originator permission
*COMPLETED-BY : P. Scarazzato (OGS)
*ENTRY-DATE : 1999-02-15
|Available Data Set(s)||Processing Level|
|MAI2 AUG 97 - Surface underway data||VALIDATED|
|MAI3 DEC 97 - Surface underway data||VALIDATED|
|MAI4 JAN 98 - Surface underway data||VALIDATED|
|MAI5 MAR 98 - Surface underway data||VALIDATED|
|MAI6 AUG 98 - Surface underway data||VALIDATED|