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Data set name

CTD data set (1980-)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1980 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Primarily North Sea and Irish Sea, some North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

CTD

Description 
Summary

CTD data are collected on several cruises each year, primarily in the North Sea and Irish Sea, although some were collected in the North Atlantic. Data were collected prior to 1981, but were of poor quality; these have not been processed.

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 identifier1029039
Global identifier420
Last revised2009-04-28