European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Ferry Box

Data holding centreNational Oceanography Centre, Southampton
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period2002
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Portsmouth to Bilboa, Liverpool to Belfast, Cruxhaven to Harwich, Southampton to Cowes

Observations 
Parameters

Transmittance and attenuance of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Raw fluorometer output; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; transmissometers; CTD; dissolved gas sensors

Description 
Summary

The European FerryBox Project is a multi-disciplinary research and development project to qualify and foster routine underway measurements from ferry boats to better monitor the environmental conditions of European Seas

OriginatorsNational Oceanography Centre, Southampton
Data web sitehttp://www.ferrybox.com/
Availability 
OrganisationNational Oceanography Centre, Southampton
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDirector
Address

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus European Way
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 23 8059 6666
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1017022
Global identifier278
Last revised2009-10-15