European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)
Data set information
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|Data set name|
Burial Assessment Survey: United Kingdom to France 3 Cable Route (1988)
|Data holding centre||BT (Marine) Ltd|
Brighton, England to Dieppe, France; English Channel
Mineralogical composition; Bathymetry and Elevation; Sediment grain size parameters; Sediment acoustics; Side-scan sonar; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area; Geological sample density
Sidescan sonars; single-beam echosounders
The data set comprises Burial Assessments Charts, each consisting of four boxes containing, for a 1km wide corridor: i) detailed bathymetry ii) results of sidescan sonar showing seabed sediments iii) a section showing the sub-bottom profile along the proposed route iv) an indication of the sediment thicknesses within the corridor, not always available v) tensions experienced by the Burial Assessment Tool vi) penetration achieved by the Burial Assessment Tool vii) any other relevant data (such as steep seabed slopes, bedforms seen during the survey, etc.) This survey was carried out during 1988 along the United Kingdom to France 3 Cable Route from Brighton, England to Dieppe, France.
|Originators||BT (Marine) Ltd|
Noad, J.J. (1992) Successful Cable Burial - Its dependence on the correct use of plough assessment and geophysical surveys., Society for Underwater Technology, Offshore Site Investigation: 39-56.
|Organisation||BT (Marine) Ltd|
BT (Marine) Ltd
|Telephone||+44 1703 775577|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|