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General
Data set name

Current meter data from ten locations, mainly near the Shetlands (1981,1982,1984,1987)

Data holding centreConocoPhillips Limited (London)
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom August to September 1981, November 1982, January to August 1984 and March 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea

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 moored current meter measurements, gathered by Offshore Environmental Systems (OES), except the Viking B Platform data, which were collected by Moortech. The series are detailed below: Site Latitude Longitude Water Start Date End Date ( min) ( min) Depth (m) Viking B Pl. 53 26.75N 002 20.17E 20 18 Aug 1981 20 Sep 1981 Viking B Pl. 53 26.75N 002 20.17E 20 21 Aug 1981 20 Sep 1981 SW of Mount's 49 26.4N 005 37.6W 101 02 Nov 1982 28 Nov 1982 Bay Cornwall W of Shetland 62 26N 001 00.4W 684 07 Jan 1984 11 Mar 1984 N of Shetland 62 23.83N 000 49.9E 690 16 May 1984 26 Aug 1984 N of Shetland 62 24.4N 000 45.62E 690 16 Mar 1984 15 May 1984 N of Shetland 62 24.4N 000 45.62E 690 14 May 1984 13 May 1984 N of Shetland 62 25.95N 000 59.7E 684 07 Jan 1984 12 Mar 1984 N of Shetland 62 25.88N 000 59.7E 684 07 Jan 1984 12 Mar 1984 North Wales 53 36.5N 003 55.1W 43 11 Mar 1987 23 Mar 1987

OriginatorsConocoPhillips Limited (London)
Availability 
OrganisationConocoPhillips Limited (London)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

ConocoPhillips Limited (London)
Portman House, 2 Portman Street
London

W1H 6DU
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 171 408 6000
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1064001
Global identifier787
Last revised2009-12-01