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Data set name

FRS Marine Lab Aberdeen NE Atlantic ADCP Data (1994 onwards)

Data holding centreFisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1994 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Faroe-Shetland Channel, North South Faroe

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Current profilers; water temperature sensor

Description 
Summary

The self contained ADCP data files archived are; binary data files downloaded from the instruments; Marine Laboratory Aberdeen (MLA) ADCP standard formatted files created by in-house software; MLA current meter standard files containing u and v components extracted at selected bin levels. To date 170 current meter formatted style files containing approximately 366000 hours of data have been extracted from ADCP data collected between 1994-1997. A standard MLA ADCP formatted file contains all those parameters listed above

OriginatorsFisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.frs-scotland.gov.uk
Availability 
OrganisationFisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDirector
Address

Fisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
PO Box 101 Victoria Road
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
AB11 9DB
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 876544
Facsimile+44 (0)1224 295511
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1043013
Global identifier619
Last revised2009-12-02