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Data set name

Shell UK Exploration current meter data from the North Sea and Celtic Sea (1973-1990)

Data holding centreShell UK Exploration and Production Limited
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1973 to 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North Sea, Celtic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Current meters; current profilers

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises current meter data collected between 1973 and 1990 for Shell at or near oil/gas platforms and pipelines. Data were collected to the west of Shetland (1986, 1990) and at Kittiwake by Wimpey Environmental; at Silver Pit (1988-89) and in the Celtic Sea (1973) by Marex (now Paras); in the Moray Firth (1986), the Gannet Field (1984), Indefatigable (1983) and Yell Sound (1982) by Wimpol and along the Sole Pit - Bacton Pipeline (1984), Leman (1984), Fulmar (1982, 1983), St. Fergus (1982), Central Cormorant (1980, 1982), north of Shetland (1980), Drillship Petrel (1980), Brent Field (1980) and Dunlin Platform (1979) by Offshore Environmental Systems (OES).

OriginatorsShell UK Exploration and Production Limited
Availability 
OrganisationShell UK Exploration and Production Limited
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Shell UK Exploration and Production Limited
1 Altens Farm Road Nigg
Aberdeen

AB12 3FY
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 882523
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1084001
Global identifier843
Last revised2009-10-15