DML Line D
Line D is a survey section heading due west from Islay off the west coast of Scotland. The line comprises 11 fixed STD/CTD stations, which were established as part of routine monitoring work on the Scottish continental shelf by Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory (DML). The line was occupied between the mid 1970s and mid 1990s.
Map of standard DML Line D STD/CTD Stations
Map produced using the GEBCO Digital Atlas.
The white triangles indicate the nominal positions of each standard station on DML Line D.
Nominal station details
DML Line D: West of Islay, Scotland
|Station||Nominal latitude||Nominal longitude||Approx.
|98D *||55° 46.0' N||09° 00.0' W||130|
|99D *||55° 46.0' N||08° 30.0' W||115|
|0D||55° 46.0' N||08° 00.0' W||105|
|1D||55° 46.0' N||07° 41.5' W||85|
|2D||55° 46.0' N||07° 29.0' W||60|
|3D||55° 46.0' N||07° 16.5' W||60|
|4D||55° 46.0' N||07° 04.0' W||50|
|5D||55° 46.0' N||06° 55.5' W||50|
|6D||55° 46.0' N||06° 46.5' W||45|
|7D||55° 46.0' N||06° 37.5' W||60|
|8D||55° 46.0' N||06° 30.0' W||30||Machir Bay (Islay)|
* Stations 98D and 99D were incorporated into Line D for occupations carried out in 1991 and 1992.