Meteorological buoy and drifter data in the Weddell Sea, North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea (1989-)
Entry ID: FIMR_METEO_BUOY_SINCE_1989

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Summary
Abstract: Drifters have been used to track the sea ice movement in the Weddell Sea and as
current followers in the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, during separate
periods. From 1989 on going.

Buoys from different manufacturers tracked by CLS Argos satellite positioning
system.
Related URL
Description: European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED) original DIF
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Platform
BUOYS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints RESTRICTED
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Finnish Institute of Marine Research, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fimr.fi/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TIMO VIHMA
Phone: +358 9 1929 4173
Email: timo.vihma at fmi.fi
Contact Address:
PO Box 503
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: 00101
Country: Finland
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +358-9-613 941
Fax: +358-9-323 2970
Email: jouko.launiainen at fimr.fi
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 2
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: FIN-00561
Country: FINLAND
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Publications/References
Launiainen et al. (1991): Air-sea interaction experiment in the Weddell Sea:
Argos-Buoy Report from FINNARP-5/89, 1990-1991. Antarctic Reports in Finland, Report No. 2.

Launiainen et al. (1994): Air-sea interaction experiment in the Weddell Sea:
2nd Meteorological Argos-Buoy Report from FINNARP, 1991-1993. Antarctic Reports in Finland, Report No. 3.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-28
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