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General
Data set name

Echo-sounding data in Greenland coastal waters

Data holding centreRoyal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography, Hydrographic Department
CountryDenmark  Denmark
Time periodFrom 1952 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

West coast of Greenland

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment acoustics; Seismic reflection; Seismic refraction; Side-scan sonar

Description 
Summary

Measurements of bathymetric data in Greenlandic coastal waters. The data are controlled and corrected to lowest astronomical tide before storage in a hydrographic database. The data are mainly used for map production.

OriginatorsRoyal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography, Hydrographic Department
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography, Hydrographic Department
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactLars Hansen
Address

Royal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography, Hydrographic Department
Overgaden o.Vandet 62B Postbox 1919
Copenhagen K

DK-1023
Denmark

Telephone+45 32 68 96 20
Emaillba@fomfrv.dk
Administration 
Collating centreAarhus University, Department of Bioscience, Marine Ecology Roskilde
Local identifier13015002
Global identifier1101
Last revised2009-03-14