European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Wind, wave and water level data from Brae Alpha, northern North Sea (1984-)

Data holding centreMarathon Oil (UK) Limited
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom August 1984 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Brae Alpha, northern North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Wind strength and direction; Wave direction; Spectral wave data parameters; Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Anemometers; wave recorders; sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises wind, wave and water level data from Brae Alpha (58 41.55'N, 001 16.9'E, water depth 112m). Data collection began on 01 August 1984 and is continuing. Data are being gathered by Marex (now Paras).

OriginatorsMarathon Oil (UK) Limited
Availability 
OrganisationMarathon Oil (UK) Limited
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Marathon Oil (UK) Limited
Marathon House 174 Marylebone Road
London

NW1 4AT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 171 486 0222
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1075001
Global identifier830
Last revised2009-12-01