European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Oceanographic data collected as part of the matched field processing experiment (1997)

Data holding centreDefence Evaluation Research Agency
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period16-22 October 1997
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Straits of Sicily

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; Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output

Instruments

Meteorological packages; current profilers; CTD; bathythermographs; satellite positioning systems

Description 
Summary

These data were collected as part of an acoustics trial in the Straits of Sicily by the Trials Group of the Platform Systems Integration Department at DERA Winfrith

OriginatorsDefence Evaluation Research Agency
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 identifier1025029
Global identifier339
Last revised2009-05-22