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Name
Danish Meteorological Institute, Oceanographic Section
Address
Lyngbyvej 100
Zipcode
DK 2100
City
Copenhagen
Country
Denmark

organisation profile

The Oceanographic Section is a part of the Observation Division
of DMI. The activities of the section include oceanographic measurements in
danish, faroe and greenlandic waters. Tide gauges are operated in 16 danish
harbours, 1 in Faroe Islands and 1 in Greenland. Another one will be operating
in Aug/Sep 1992 on the Northeast coast of Greenland. Tide gauges in Denmark
communicate data in real time to the data bank and the water service in DMI.
In Greenland, one tide gauge with data storage on the site. Data are available
with a delay of about one month. From medium 1993 data will be in real time.
Tide gauge's data from the station on the Northeast coast starting in Aug/Sep
1992 will be available with a delay of about one year.

The tide gauge in Faroe Islands is operated with data storage on the site.
Data are available with a delay of about one month. From mid-1993 data will be
available in real time.

Hydrographic stations (temperature/salinity) operate in 17 danish harbours.
Data are available with a delay of about one and a half months.
The section is involved in the Greenland Sea Project and Nordic WOCE working
groups.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
469
Collating centre
Aarhus University, Department of Bioscience, Marine Ecology Roskilde
Latest update
19 March 2008 9:43:01 AM