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General
Data set name

Seismic Data from the Dutch Continental Shelf of the North Sea (1969-)

Data holding centreTNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
ProjectNODCi - National Infrastructure for access to Oceanographic and Marine Data and Information(NODCi)
Time period1969 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Dutch Continental Shelf North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Sidescan sonars

Description 
Summary

The geological inventory of The Netherlands is one of the tasks of the NIAG. Its aim is to survey and map the subsoil (Quaternary, Tertiary) of the southern North Sea. Over the years, a dense grid of seismic profiles has been shot. Maximum depth of penetration is about 1.6 s twt.

OriginatorsTNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
Availability 
OrganisationTNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge; unrestricted
ContactP.K. (Peter) Jellema (Contact Dino Data and Services)
Address

TNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
Princetonlaan 6
Utrecht

3584 CB
Netherlands

Telephone+31 (0)30 256 44 81
Facsimile+31 30 25644 75
Emailpeter.jellema@tno.nl
Administration 
Collating centreNational Oceanographic Data Committee
Local identifier20004092
Global identifier2985
Last revised2010-01-25