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Data set name

Arctic Water Temperature-Depth Data (1992)

Data holding centreScott Polar Research Institute
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodAugust 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Greenland Sea - 3 transects in region 75degN-79degN, 10degW-10degE

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Bathythermographs

Description 
Summary

The work was done as part of Norsk Polarinstitutt cruise R/V Lance 1992, in cooperation with the UK Hydrographic Office and the IOS Deacon Laboratory/James Rennell Centre. The first transect shows the temperature signature of the various water masses in the Greenland sea gyre. The second two transects enter the polar water masses and marginal ice zone from the West Spitzbergen Current.

OriginatorsScott Polar Research Institute
References

Wells, S., and Huddleston, M. (1992) XBT Data for the R/V Lance Cruise 17th-31st August 1992., Technical Report 92-3, 20 pp., Sea Ice Group, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England.

Availability 
OrganisationScott Polar Research Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactEnquiries
Address

Scott Polar Research Institute
University of Cambridge Lensfield Road
Cambridge

CB2 1ER
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1223 336540
Emailenquiries@spri.cam.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1018013
Global identifier292
Last revised2009-10-15