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General
Data set name

Current meter data from Nelson Rig, North Sea (1992)

Data holding centreEnterprise Oil Plc
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom August to November 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Current meters; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises one current meter mooring with two InterOcean S4s. The data were collected by Wimpey at the Nelson Field (57 40'N, 001 09'E, water depth 85m). Data collection ran from 07 August to 04 November 1992. Temperature and conductivity were recorded on both meters in addition to current speed and direction. The instruments were moved (approximately 4km) when the drilling rig moved on 25 September 1992.

OriginatorsEnterprise Oil Plc
Availability 
OrganisationEnterprise Oil Plc
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Enterprise Oil Plc
Grand Buildings Trafalgar Square
London

WC2H 7EJ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 171 925 4000
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1068001
Global identifier796
Last revised2009-12-01