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General
Data set name

Sonar/oceanographic environment around the Iceland-Faroes frontal zone (1986)

Data holding centreDefence Evaluation Research Agency
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 26 November to 16 December 1986
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Iceland-Faroes frontal zone, eastern North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

CTD; bathythermographs; CTD undulators

Description 
Summary

The data set resulted from collaboration with STWG, RAF and NORDA to investigate exploitation of sonar/oceanographic environment for surface ships and submarines. DRA contribution to the STWG BRITSUBASWEX 3/86. SeaSoar, XBT and CTD data were collected for this work. Data were collected by the Tactical Exploitation Section of the Sonar Performance Division at DRA, Portland. All data have been screened for format and data errors and corrected to produce a 'clean' data set.

OriginatorsDefence Evaluation Research Agency
References

Geddes, N.R. (1993) Measured Data Sets held by DRA Sonar Performance Division (1993)., Report DRA/US/USSF/TM93201/1.0

Availability 
OrganisationDefence Evaluation Research Agency
AvailabilityLicence
ContactDr. Graham Jackson
Address

Defence Evaluation Research Agency
Winfrith Technology Centre
Winfrith
Dorchester
DT2 8XJ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1305 212763
Emailgjackson@dera.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1025008
Global identifier318
Last revised2009-05-22