European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Data set name

George VI Ice Shelf and Sound: current meter and sea floor pressure data set (1980-1981, 1983-1984)

Data holding centreBritish Antarctic Survey
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1980 to 1981, from 1983 to 1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

George VI Ice Shelf and Sound, Antarctic Peninsula

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders; current meters

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises a variety of measurements made on the George VI ice shelf and sound between 1981 and 1984. The data set includes the following: 3 series of moored current meter data at 70 1.1'S, 68 46.1'W, start date February 1980 for one and February 1981 for the other two. 3 series of sea floor pressure from George VI Sound at 73 10'S, 71 40'W (from January 1984), 69 58'S, 68 51'W (starts December 1983) and 73 8'S, 72 32'W (starts February 1984).

OriginatorsBritish Antarctic Survey
Availability 
OrganisationBritish Antarctic Survey
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactAEDC Manager
Address

British Antarctic Survey
High Cross Madingley Road
Cambridge

CB3 OET
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1223 251400
Emailaedc@bas.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1046010
Global identifier631
Last revised2009-12-01