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General
Data set name

Water level data from the Duddon Estuary (1992) and surface current data from the Severn Estuary (1988)

Data holding centreSevern Tidal Power Group
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom April to May 1988; September 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Duddon Estuary (eastern Irish Sea), Severn estuary (Bristol Channel)

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Sea level recorders; current meters; surface current radars

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises two data series: firstly, water level data from the Duddon estuary, eastern Irish Sea (54 10.78'N, 003 15.72'W, water depth 5m), collected between 14 and 19 September 1992, gathered by Sir Robert McAlpine Limited and, secondly, surface current vector data for 36 radar intersects, collected in the Severn Estuary (51 15'N, 003 12'W) between 15 April and 15 May 1988 by Marex (now Paras).

OriginatorsSevern Tidal Power Group
Availability 
OrganisationSevern Tidal Power Group
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Severn Tidal Power Group
Balfour Beatty Projects and Engineering Limited Marlowe House Station Road Sidcup
Kent

DA15 7AU
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 181 300 3355
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1083001
Global identifier842
Last revised2009-12-01