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General
Data set name

Wave data from eight sites around the UK (1962-1993)

Data holding centreHamilton Oil Co Limited
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1962 to 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Around the British Isles

Observations 
Parameters

Wave direction; Spectral wave data parameters; Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Wave recorders

Description 
Summary

Wave data have been collected for a variety of projects. These are detailed below: Site Latitude Longitude Water Start Date End Date ( min) ( min) Depth (m) Douglas Field 53 31.6N 003 33.45W 30 30 Jul 1992 26 Jun 1993 Eddystone 50 10N 004 15W 01 Jan 1976 31 Dec 1981 Cromer 53 04N 001 31E 31 07 Dec 1985 30 Jun 1987 Flamborough Head 54 13.7N 000 01.7W 51 06 Jan 1985 13 May 1985 Seven Stones 50 03.8N 006 04.4W 60 31 Jan 1962 31 Dec 1985 Lightvessel St Gowan 51 30N 004 59.8W 49 01 Aug 1975 31 Dec 1983 Lightvessel South Uist 57 18.2N 007 38.3W 45 28 Feb 1976 30 Nov 1982 (offshore site) In addition, short term data sets were collected during 1976-1977, 1982, 1985- 1986 and 1987 at Christchurch Bay Tower (50 42'N 001 36'W). Further details are given in Offshore Technology Report OTO 93 001.

OriginatorsHamilton Oil Co Limited
Availability 
OrganisationHamilton Oil Co Limited
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Hamilton Oil Co Limited
St Magnus House Guild Street
Aberdeen

AB11 6NJ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 211000
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1071002
Global identifier800
Last revised2009-10-15