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Data set name

Denmark Strait Overflow Current Meter Moorings (1986-1990)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1986 to 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Denmark Strait

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters; thermistor chains

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises an array of current meter moorings deployed in the Denmark Strait to study overflow. Two moorings were deployed in June/July 1986, each with 2 current meters and recovered a year later. Seven further moorings (12 current meters) were deployed in the summer of 1987 and recovered one year later. Eight moorings, each with 3 current meters, and 2 thermistor chains were deployed for the year June 1988 to June 1989. One thermistor chain failed. Six moorings, each with 3 current meters, were deployed for the year June 1989 to June 1990.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029035
Global identifier417
Last revised2009-05-22