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Data set name

Bristol Channel current meter data (1975-1978)

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1975 to 1978
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Bristol Channel

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Current meters

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises current meter data collected in the Bristol Channel between 1975 and 1978. In June 1975, 14 records were obtained, most of these were of one to two days in length, but a few are of approximately one month in duration. Between June and August 1976, 35 records were obtained, mostly lasting for one to two days, but a few are of approximately one month in duration. Between May 1977 and July 1978, a current meter mooring was maintained at 51 18.2'N, 003 18.7'W. There are some gaps in the record.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationPlymouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactThe Director
Address

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place The Hoe
Plymouth
England
PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1752 633100
Facsimile+44 (0)1752 633101
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1053031
Global identifier712
Last revised2009-12-01