European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

UK National Databank of Coastal Tide Gauge Data (1842-)

Data holding centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1842 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mainly coastal locations around the British Isles; also coastal sites and islands worldwide.

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises time series of sea level data from coastal tide gauges. The data holdings include over 1000 site years of data from about 200 sites comprising about 10 million records. About 75 per cent of the data are from some 100 sites around the British Isles - the remaining data are from coastal sites and islands scattered across the globe. Data are primarily hourly values. Recording periods vary from one month at some sites to over several years.There are three short series from around the Irish coast which were collected in 1842.

OriginatorsBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Data web sitehttps://www.bodc.ac.uk/data/online_delivery/ntslf/
Availability 
OrganisationBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
AvailabilityLicence
ContactPolly Hadžiabdić (Head of the BODC Requests Team)
Address

British Oceanographic Data Centre
Joseph Proudman Building 6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 5DA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 (0) 151 795 4884
Emailenquiries@bodc.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1048010
Global identifier154
Last revised2010-01-11