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Data set name

OCEANOGRAPHICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL DATA FROM THE NORTH SEA

Data holding centreIFREMER / ERT / HO - METOCEAN
CountryFrance  France
Time period1981 - 1999
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Central North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Wind strength and direction; Wave height estimates; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Wind stress and shear

Instruments

Meteorological packages; wave recorders; current meters

Description 
Summary

Wind, wave and current data from oil platforms (mainly Frigg) in Central North Sea (1981 - 1999)

OriginatorsIFREMER / ERT / HO - METOCEAN
References

ROBIN A. et OLAGNON M. (1991) Occurence of extreme waves with respect to significant wave height. Proc. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 1991, OMAE vol 2a, p. 1-11., 1991; Mathiesen, M. and Faanes, T. (1982) Directional wave spectra from the Frigg field in the North Sea NHL report 2-82092, NHL report 2-82092, 1982; ANSQUER P-F., CARTON R.S. (1980) Fields measurements of correlation between waves and platform response versus significant wave height and direction., 1980

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/metocean/index.htm
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / ERT / HO - METOCEAN
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactOLAGNON Michel
Address

IFREMER / ERT / HO - METOCEAN
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33 (0)2 98 22 41 44
Facsimile+33(0)2 98 22 46 50
Emailmichel.olagnon@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierDITNS1
Global identifier4713
Last revised2011-01-24