Wind and Wave Data in the Adriatic Sea
Entry ID: IOF_WAVES

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Summary
Abstract: This file consists of data measured every 3 hours for an 8 minute duration (a
wind sample is taken every 6 seconds and sea height every 0.5 seconds) wind
speed and direction, sea height with an improved DATAWELL/5000 wave gauge. Data
were measured during time with wave height greater then a half meter. These
data were gathered from five stations in the Adriatic from 1978 to the present,
and are available in IOF and GF3 formats.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 46.0 S: 40.0  E: 20.0  W: 12.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-01-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > MEDITERRANEAN SEA > Adriatic
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > MEDITERRANEAN SEA > Adriatic Sea
CONTINENT > EUROPE > SOUTHERN EUROPE > CROATIA
CONTINENT > EUROPE > Coast of Croatia
VERTICAL LOCATION > SEA SURFACE


Science Keywords
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES >SEA SURFACE HEIGHT    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >SWELLS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY >SEA SURFACE HEIGHT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ELEVATION
OCEANS


Instrument
ANEMOMETERS    [Information]
WAVE HEIGHT GAUGES    [Information]


Keywords
ADRIATIC
DATAWELL
IDN_NODE GSFC
WIND RECORDER


Originating Center
IOF


Data Center
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.izor.hr/
Dataset ID: WAVE DATA

Data Center Personnel
Name: VLADO DADIC
Phone: Tel: (38-58) 46-688
Fax: (38-58) 46-593
Contact Address:
IOF Data Manager
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Mestrovicevo Setaliste 63
City: Split
Postal Code: 58000
Country: Croatia



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1993-04-09

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