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ARNO -
SAN GIOVANNI ALLA VENA
STATION IDENTIFICATION

Country : Italy - Region : Toscana - Municipality : Vico Pisano - Province : Pisa
River Name : Arno - Major Basin : Arno
Station Name : San Giovanni alla Vena - Station Code or number :5190
Coordinates :
43°41' N latitude - 01°52' W longitude (Ref. Monte Mario) and 6.71 m above sea level
Catchment area : 8 186 sq km - Date Station Opened : 1.07.1922

CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS
Channel Geometry : _____ m width and ____ m depth
with stable / fair / unstable river bed cross-section, underlain by : ___
The river bed is natural / man made : ___
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 : 2 060; 97.40; 2.20m3/s

EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL
Equipment installed and status : the installation is located on the top of a reinforced concrete pier, which is attainable from the river bank by means of a footbridge, also in concrete.
Status : medium
Gauging equipment and status : horizontal hydrometregrapher - manuf. SIAP; electronic station SP 200 - manuf. CAE with differential pressure sensor
Status : good.
Observer or watchman : Observer : Pieroni Maria Granuccia. Station officer : Armaioli Magi Pier Luigi

VOLUME AND QUALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE
DAII : ca. 95 % (Discharge Available Information Index : number of monthes with complete discharge information / number of observed years / 12)
Rating curve status (currently updated or not) : 31.12.1994
Number of discharge measurements (dm) available : ca. 3 measurements / year
Highest water level observed : 8.94 mt - Date : 4.11.1966
Highest water level at which dm taken: ___ - Date : ___
Lowest water level observed : 0.04 mt - Date : 15.8.1931
Data storage medium (computerized or not) : mixed
Data dissemination medium (diskette or hand filled form) : mixed
Status of the database (which data, currently updated or not) : updated

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (O & M)
Number of visits currently undertaken per year : 8
Ease of access : easy
Ease of flow measurement (describe) : difficult
Technique(s) used for discharge measurement (wading, bridge, slope area, etc.) : on foot or by cable-way
Equipment used in discharge measurement : current meter
Equipment used in stage measurement : ___
Operation and maintenance budget per annum for the station : 200 000 It. lire

BENEFITS AND INTEREST
Current use of the data and who uses it (describe) : ___
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) : ___
Real time needed (for what purposes) : already in real time

SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Name : Ufficio Idrografico e Mareografico di Pisa
Organization : Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri - Dipartimento per i Servizi Tecnici Nazionali - Servizio Idrografico e Mareografico Nazionale
Address : Lungarno Pacinotti 49 - Pisa
Number of staff : 15

Form filled by :
Title :
Date :
Address :

DCP INSTALLATION



Name                                      ITALY/HYCOS1
Meteosat Identification Code     16A87628
Frequency Channel                  R31
Frequency                               402.1915 MHz
First Time Emission                 01.00.00
Emission Interval                      3 h
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EQUIPMENT :

DCP of CAE Manufacturer

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SITE :

San Giovanni 43°41 N  10°35 E
N° OMM =  16156 
First data in April 2000