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NERETVA A METKOVIC
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Croatia - River Name : Neretva - Major Basin : Adriatic Sea
Station Name : Metkovic - Station Code or number :7052
Coordinates : 43°03' N latitude - 17°39' E longitude and - 0,27 m above sea level
Catchment area : 6819 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1934

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 119 m width and 8 m depth
with stable river bed cross-section, underlain by : gravel, soil
The river bed is man made
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station : slope made by stone and beton (influence of high tide and low tide of the sea)

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : influenced
with slow rise or flash floods : flash floods
Annual max. and min. mean flow : __m³/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : limnigraph (limnigram paper) - status : Hydrometeorological Institute, Croatia
Gauging equipment and status :
Observer or watchman : yes

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : (Discharge Available Information Index : number of monthes with complete discharge information / number of observed years / 12)
Rating curve status (currently updated or not) :
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available :
Highest water level observed : 445 cm - Date : 13.12.1950
Highest water level at which dm taken : __ - Date :
Lowest water level observed : 1 cm - Date : 09.06.1964
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : limnigram paper
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : hand filled form
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : water level, water temperature, currently updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : every day
Ease of access : yes
Ease of flow measurement (describe) :
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) :
Equipment used in discharge measurement :
Equipment used in stage measurement : limnigraph
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : 1300 $ US

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : state water management, electrical management
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum : unknown
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) : agriculture
Additional data needed (which ones) : water quality
Real time needed (for what purposes) : real-time (water level) for radio station - Zagreb

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : DRAZEN MILANOVIC
Organization : Hydrometeorological Institute of Croatia
Address : 10000 ZAGREB, gric 3, Croatia - tel : 385 1277201 - fax : 385 1273325
Number of staff :

Form filled by : Milan Zupan
Title : dipl. ing.
Date : 17.07.1995
Address : 10000 ZAGREB, gric 3, Croatia

DCP INSTALLATION




Name     :                            CROATIA/HYCOS1
Meteosat Identification Code  2655449E
Frequency Channel   :          R08
Frenquency   :                     402.1225 MHz
Emission time   :                 01.07.30
Emission Interval   :             3 h
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EQUIPMENT :

DCP PM46 V3.3 n° 96008
Meteosat Transmitter with GPS Receiver
YAGI Antenna
Memory Card 1 Mo n°131 et n°128
Battery 12V / 26Ah
Solar Panel 12V / 20W
Temperature & Level Water probe CCI n°5223 with 30 m adding cable
Temperature sensor PT100 with shelter n°3166
Raingauge 400 cm2 Précis Mécanique 3030
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SITE

Neretva à Metkovic :43°03 N 17°39 E
N° OMM = 14463
Send in  march 97
First data in may 97