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VIPAVA - MIREN
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Slovenia - River Name :Vipava - Major Basin : Soca
Station Name : Miren - Station Code or number :8600
Coordinates : 45°53' N latitude - 13°36' E longitude and 37 m above sea level
Catchment area : 593 sq km - Date Station Opened : 19.11.1908

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : 36,7 m width and 7,2 m depth with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : stable river bed
The river bed is natural / man made : natural
Describe the hydraulic conditions within the measuring station :

HYDROLOGICAL REGIME
Natural or influenced flow : natural with slow rise or flash floods : slow rise
Annual max. and min. mean flow : 353,0; 0,69; 17,6m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : wooden shelter
Gauging equipment and status : water level recorder - Delta
Observer or watchman : observer

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : 1 (Discharge Available Information Index : number of monthes with complete discharge information / number of observed years / 12)
Rating curve status (currently updated or not) : currently updated
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : 223
Highest water level observed : 700 cm - Date : 12.09.1909
Highest water level at which dm taken : 301 cm - Date : 09.03.1972
Lowest water level observed : 6 cm - Date : 08.09.1949
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : computerized
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : diskette
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : stage, discharge currently updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 7 - 8
Ease of access : easily accessed
Ease of flow measurement (describe) :
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : wading, boat
Equipment used in discharge measurement : current meter
Equipment used in stage measurement : water level recorder
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station :

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : water management, organisations
Estimated revenue from use of data (if charges are raised) per annum :
Expected future use and where will it be used (describe) :
Additional data needed (which ones) : rainfall, sediment load
Real time needed (for what purposes) : rainfall - for forcasting

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : DUSAN HRCEK, dir.
Organization : Hydrometeorological Institute
Address : Slovenia, Ljubljana, Vojkova 1b
Number of staff : 42

Form filled by : Lalic Bogdan
Title : dipl. ing.
Date : June 1995
Address : Hydrometeorological Institute

DCP INSTALLATION

Name     :                              SLOVENIA/HYCOS1
Meteosat Identification Code  : 36F2540E
Frequency Channel   :             R10
Frequency   :                          402.1285 MHz
First Emission Time:               00.44.00
Emission Interval  :                 3 h
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EQUIPMENT :

DCP PM46 V3.06 n° 96019
Meteosat Transmetteur with GPS Receiver
YAGI antenna
Memeory Card 1 Mo n°126 et n°121
Battery 12V / 26Ah
Solar Panel 12V / 20W
Temperature & Level Water probe CCI n°5214
Air Temperature Sensor PT100 with shelter n°3164
Raingauge 400 cm2 Precis Mecanique 3030 with Heater
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SITE :

Vipava à Miren :45°53 N  13°36 E
N° OMM = 59152
Send in  march 97
First Data in march98