Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: jrc-emis@ec.europa.eu

Title: EMIS - MODEL Monthly mean Salinity of the Bottom Layer (in psu)

Description

Monthly mean bottom layer salinity derived from the different GETM hydrodynamic model implementations for EU regional seas. The bottom layer is defined as the last vertical layer of GETM. It thickness varies with total water depth and with topographic irregularities.

Contributors
Adolf Stips adolf.stips@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Stips, Adolf (2016):  EMIS - MODEL Monthly mean Salinity of the Bottom Layer (in psu). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/272f6b7a-ee81-4678-89d5-cb327f754dc5
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Additional information
Last modified 2013-06-11
Issue date 2016-08-10
Landing page http://emis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Temporal coverage

From: 1997-03-01 – To: 2012-05-31

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
EuroVoc concept(s) environmental monitoring; ocean; oceanography; protected area
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/272f6b7a-ee81-4678-89d5-cb327f754dc5
Geographic information
Lineage
General information: Monthly mean bottom layer salinity derived from the GTEM hydrodynamic model results. GETM solves the three-dimensional hydrostatic equations of motion applying the Boussinesq approximation and the eddy viscosity assumption (Burchard and Bolding, 2002). A ...
Geographic bounding box

70.0° N, 42.0° E, 10.0° S, -30.0° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89

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