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General
Data set name

Current meter data from Rockall Trough, Moray Firth, Porcupine Bank, west of Shetland and South West Approaches (1978-1984)

Data holding centreBP Exploration & Production
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodMay to June 1978, October to November 1978, April 1979, May to September 1979, April to October 1981, March to July 1982, August to October 1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Rockall Trough, Moray Firth, Porcupine Bank, west of Shetland and South West Approaches

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Current meters; current profilers

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises current meter data collected on behalf of Britoil, and now owned by BP Limited. These are as follows: Site Latitude Longitude Water Start Date End Date ( min) ( min) Depth (m) Rockall Trough 59 49.8N 008 58.5W 1359 04 Aug 1979 04 Sep 1979 59 48.6N 009 01.4W 1370 21 May 1979 19 Jun 1979 59 49.6N 008 59.3W 1367 21 May 1979 22 Jun 1979 59 35.3N 007 15W 1022 22 May 1979 19 Jun 1979 59 35.2N 007 11.6W 1041 22 May 1979 19 Jun 1979 59 49.3N 008 59.5W 1361 24 Jun 1979 04 Aug 1979 59 35.1N 007 14.8W 1019 24 Jun 1979 01 Aug 1979 59 48.7N 008 57.3W 1360 24 Jun 1979 02 Aug 1979 Moray Firth 57 48.1N 003 47W 30 28 May 1978 28 Jun 1978 58 06.4N 003 05.7W 45 27 May 1978 27 Jun 1978 58 15N 003 00W 70 04 Jul 1982 12 Jul 1982 Porcupine Bank 52 18.07N 012 19.75W 682 12 Aug 1984 08 Oct 1984 52 22.15N 012 10.92W 500 12 Aug 1984 08 Oct 1984 52 24.85N 012 17.67W 500 12 Aug 1984 08 Oct 1984 West of Shetland 61 10.58N 001 49.13W 400 01 Apr 1982 24 Jul 1982 61 03.62N 001 49.4W 213 31 Mar 1982 06 Apr 1982 61 10.58N 001 49.13W 400 19 Mar 1982 01 Apr 1982 61 03.58N 001 49.4W 213 19 Mar 1982 31 Mar 1982 60 46.1N 003 00.8W 444 03 Aug 1981 06 Oct 1981 60 46.3N 003 00.5W 429 02 Aug 1981 06 Oct 1981 60 46.4N 003 01.8W 443 22 May 1981 31 Jul 1981 60 46.5N 003 01.7W 449 03 May 1981 21 May 1981 60 46.2N 003 02.1W 449 25 Apr 1981 03 May 1981 60 41.1N 003 02.2W 449 17 Apr 1981 24 May 1981 SW Approaches 49 21N 005 34W 105 11 Apr 1979 17 Apr 1979 49 21N 005 34W 105 03 Apr 1979 09 Apr 1979 Shandwick Bay 07 Oct 1978 16 Nov 1978

OriginatorsBP Exploration & Production
Availability 
OrganisationBP Exploration & Production
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

BP Exploration & Production
BP - Offshore Systems, EPTG Chertsey Road
Sunbury on Thames
Middlesex
TW16 7LN
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1895 205706
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1059003
Global identifier767
Last revised2009-12-01