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Data set name

BIRPS Westline seismic survey data (1993)

Data holding centreBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodThe data were acquired in August 1993 and processed subsequently
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North west of Ireland and across the Rockall Trough

Observations 
Parameters

Seismic reflection

Instruments

60 Hz top-bandwidth multi-channel seismic reflection systems

Description 
Summary

WESTLINE was acquired by BIRPS (the British Institutions Reflection Profiling Syndicate). The seismic data image the faulted conjugate margins of the Rockall Trough and the intrabasinal sediments. The seismic data were shot to 18 s two-way time along a single 450 km-long transect.

OriginatorsBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
References

England, RW. and Hobbs, RW. (1997) The structure of the Rockall Trough imaged by deep seismic reflection profiling, Geological Society of London

Availability 
OrganisationBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge; unrestricted
ContactBGS Enquiries
Address

British Geological Survey, Edinburgh
Murchison House
Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH9 3LA
United Kingdom

Emailenquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
Local identifierBIRPS_Westline
Global identifier3996
Last revised2010-12-15