European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Data set name

Scott Polar Research Institute: East Greenland 1978/1979

Data holding centreScott Polar Research Institute
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodAugust/September 1978 and 1979
OngoingNo
Geographical area

East Greenland, Labrador Sea and Newfoundland

Observations 
Parameters

Ice motion and related parameters; Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Wave recorders; sidescan sonars; accelerometers; snow and ice samplers

Description 
Summary

1978 data available are TOA polyrecorder charts of accelerometer and sonar buoy data, charts and log books with positions and experimental notes, data print outs of strain meter, wave rider buoy and vertical accelerometer data, statistical analyses (wave spectra, FFT etc). 1979 data available are TOA polyrecorder charts of wandering strain and attenuation data. Data print outs of vertical acceleration, strain meter and horizontal acceleration, wave rider buoy data, FFT, coherence and displacement, log books and calibrations.

OriginatorsScott Polar Research Institute
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 identifier1018017
Global identifier295
Last revised2009-11-30