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*DATASET-NAME: ATOS: Large historical hydrographic dataset collected in the Adriatic Sea from 1911 to 1983

*START-YEAR: 1911

*END-YEAR: 1983

*TIME-PERIOD: from 1911 to 1914 and from 1947 to 1983

*GEOGRAPHIC-COVERAGE: Adriatic Sea

*PROJECT: EU-MAST/MARMAIDS II

*PARAMETERS: The measurements are composed of temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen data.

*INSTRUMENTS: Nansen and Niskin bottles with reversing thermometers.

*SUMMARY: Bottle sampling in the periods from 1911-14 and 1947-83 (85-90 % of the data); CTD casts after 1983.  Dissolved oxygen determination from Winkler method. All stations with less than 15 m bottom depth and on coastal Italian areas were omitted. A quality check was performed to eliminate obvious mistakes.

*REFERENCE: Artegiani A., Bregant, D., Paschini, E., Pinardi, N., Raicich, F., Russo, A., 1997. The Adriatic Sea general circulation. Part I: Air-Sea interaction and water mass structure. Part II: baroclinic circulation structure. J. Phys. Oceanogr., vol. 27, pp. 1492-1532.

*CENTRE: Istituto di Scienze Marine (Sezione di Ancona), Largo Fiera della Pesca I-60125 Ancona

*STORAGE-MEDIUM: CD-ROM and diskettes

*AVAILABILITY: Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale - OGS, Sgonico (Trieste).

*COMPLETED-BY: Alessandra Giorgetti

*ENTRY-DATE: 2001-05-10

Available Data Sets
Cruise Ref Cruise Name Validated Location
IO48191111001 NAJADE 1911-14 Yes Map
IO48191111002 CICLOPE 1911-14 Yes Map
IO48191111003 ATOS 1911-72 (MED2) Yes Map
IO48191111004 ATOS 1911-68 (LEVITUS) Yes Map
IO48191313001 VILA VELEBITA 1913-51 Yes Map
IO48194949001 ADRIATIC 1949-64 Yes Map
IO48196565003 ADRIATIC 1965-70 Yes Map
IO48196666002 ATOS 1966-68 Yes Map
IO48197070001 ADRIATIC 1970-72 Yes Map
IO48197171003 ADRIATIC 1971-83 Yes Map
IO48197171004 ADRIA 1971-73 Yes Map
IO48197474001 ADRIATIC 1974-76 Yes Map
IO48197474002 ATOS 1974-77 Yes Map
IO48197777006 ADRIATICO1977-78 Yes Map


Last update 19/09/2003

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