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Data set name

Hydrographic Surveys in the Severn Estuary, Bristol Channel (1935-)

Data holding centreBristol Port Company, Marine Services Division
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1935 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Severn Estuary, Avonmouth to Clevedon - Southern side of Estuary

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

Routine Port surveys in a highly mobile regime. Approaches to Dock entrances surveyed on a frequent and regular basis. Other areas surveyed intermittently as required. All surveys referred to local chart datum. Surveys vary in scale from 1:1250 to 1:10,000. Copies of all estuarial surveys are forwarded to the Hydrographer of the Navy.

OriginatorsBristol Port Company, Marine Services Division
Availability 
OrganisationBristol Port Company, Marine Services Division
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactHaven Master
Address

Bristol Port Company, Marine Services Division
Haven Master's Office, Royal Edward Dock Entrance
Avonmouth
Bristol
BS11 9AT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 117 9820000
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1060003
Global identifier770
Last revised2009-05-22