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General
Data set name

Oceanographic data collected as part of the UK contribution to the NATO MILOC ROCKY ROAD (1993)

Data holding centreDefence Evaluation Research Agency
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 25 June to 15 July 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North western Norwegian coastal waters centred on Vestfjorden

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Wind strength and direction; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Anemometers; meteorological packages; current profilers; CTD; bathythermographs; satellite positioning systems

Description 
Summary

The data set resulted from a thermistor chain/remote sensing survey, part of the UK contribution to the NATO MILOC ROCKY ROAD. Data collected include thermistor chain, navigation, meteorology, XBT, CTD, shipborne ADCP and sonic anemometer. Data were collected by the Applied Oceanography Section of the Sonar Performance Division at DRA, Portland. Data are stored in the DRA archive system.

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 identifier1025026
Global identifier336
Last revised2009-05-22