European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Digital gravity and magnetic data from the UK continental shelf (1950-)

Data holding centreBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom c.1950 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

UK land and continental shelf, and adjacent marine areas

Observations 
Parameters

Gravity; Bathymetry and Elevation; Magnetics

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; gravimeters; magnetometers

Description 
Summary

Most data are results from surveys conducted by or commissioned by BGS. Other data sets are compilations from various sources and are available by commercial arrangement with other data owners.

OriginatorsBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
References

Fannin, NGT. (1989) Offshore Investigations 1966-87. British Geological Survey Technical Report WB/89/2, British Geological Survey

Availability 
OrganisationBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge; unrestricted
ContactBGS Enquiries
Address

British Geological Survey, Edinburgh
Murchison House
Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH9 3LA
United Kingdom

Emailenquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1047008
Global identifier639
Last revised2010-12-18