Installation of the monit MED – Location of Castiglione della Pescaia

According to the technological updating and upgrading and the maintenance of Hydrological Service of Tuscany Region (SIRT), SIAP+MICROS installed – 1 mile offing the site of Castiglione della Pescaia – a monitoring system for current and for wave motion assembled as following:

•  Profiles current meter /wave gauge
•  Med equipped with current supply system, data transmission and marine warnings;

Monitoring system placed on the sea bottom at 15m depth measures current speed and direction on the vertical profile, returning 10 couples of data (Speed and Direction) related to as many depths.

The same profiler is able to return the measure of the wave motion giving the procure the parameters of height, direction and wave span and viewable in the page dedicated to Mareography on Tuscany Region.

Monitoring started December 6, 2013