Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 147–161, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-147-2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 147–161, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-147-2019

  28 Jan 2019

28 Jan 2019

Glider data collected during the Algerian Basin Circulation Unmanned Survey

Yuri Cotroneo et al.

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We present data collected from the first three glider surveys in the Algerian Basin conducted during the ABACUS project. After collection, data passed a quality control procedure and were then made available through an unrestricted repository. The main objective of our project is monitoring the basin circulation of the Mediterranean Sea. Temperature and salinity data collected in the first 975 m of the water column allowed us to identify the main water masses and describe their characteristics.