Details of Drifter WMO# 13611


Dataset identification

Title of datasetDrifter WMO# 13611
Narrative summary of datasetPLOCAN is a multipurpose technical-scientific service infrastructure that provides support for research, technological development and innovation in the marine and maritime sectors, available to public and private users. PLOCAN offers both onshore and offshore experimental facilities and laboratories, operational throughout the whole year thanks to the Canary Islands excellent climatic conditions. PLOCAN also brings a broad experience in large national and EU marine/maritime projects. As part ot its activitites, PLOCAN manages a variety of Observation Platforms in order to provide a continuous and real-time in-situ monitoring of the ocean. These platforms can be both fixed or mobile, providing information about the ocean surface and/or the water column. Different sensors are placed in PLOCAN Observation Platforms allowing access to physical, biochemical and climatological data.
Project/programmeThe Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands
Start date2018-05-22
End date2019-02-25

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameOceanic Platform of the Canary Islands
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2019-10-15
Dataset formatText or Plaintext
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary31.030187320932
Longitude east boundary-11.369602522189
Latitude south boundary25.061552124675
Longitude west boundary-21.389133772189
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaNorth Atlantic Ocean

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeWater column temperature and salinity
ParameterTemperature of the water column
Instrument typethermosalinographs
Platform typedrifting surface float

Process information

Submitting organisationETT S.p.A.
Submission identifier (UUID)dfaf7eb7-296d-4e60-b2a4-5291918e9f9a
Date of dataset creation2019-02-25
Date of metadata creation2019-03-04
Date of metadata latest revision2019-09-27
Date of publishing2019-10-15
Processing data centreIEO, Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Summary record-ID556