European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Wave and wind data from Alwyn North, northern North Sea (1987-)

Data holding centreTotal Oil Marine Plc
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom August 1987 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Northern North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Anemometers; wave recorders

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises wind and wave data collected by Marex (now Paras) at Alwyn North (60 48.5'N, 001 44.17'E, water depth 130m). Data collection began on 01 August 1987 and is continuing. No wave data were collected between 22 November 1991 and 20 May 1992.

OriginatorsTotal Oil Marine Plc
Availability 
OrganisationTotal Oil Marine Plc
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Total Oil Marine Plc
Crawpeel Road Altens
Aberdeen

AB12 3AG
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 858000
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1088002
Global identifier851
Last revised2009-12-01