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General
Data set name

Data from tidal cycle measuring stations in the Tay estuary, east coast of Scotland (1972-1982)

Data holding centreTay Estuary Research Centre, University of Dundee
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1972 to 1982
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Over 50 measuring stations between Perth and seaward of Buddon Ness (Tay estuary mouth)

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Secchi disk depth; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders; current meters; salinity sensor; sediment settling tubes

Description 
Summary

A collection of data was made at over 50 measuring stations in the Tay estuary during the period 1972 to 1982 as part of undergraduate, doctoral and post-doctoral research programmes.

OriginatorsTay Estuary Research Centre, University of Dundee
Availability 
OrganisationTay Estuary Research Centre, University of Dundee
AvailabilityCollection cost charge
ContactDr. R.W. Duck (Hon. Director)
Address

Tay Estuary Research Centre, University of Dundee
Old Ferry Pier
Newport-on-Tay
Fife
DD6 8EZ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1382 543131 or +44 1382 344528
Emailr.w.duck@dundee.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1020002
Global identifier304
Last revised2009-10-19