European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Fife Coastal Asset (Defence) Database (east coast of Scotland, UK)

Data holding centreFife Council Roads Service
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodOngoing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Fife Coast (175km approx), East coast of Scotland

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation; Man-made structures

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

Recommendation for database - a case for Fife Shoreline Management Plan. Whole of Fife coastline inspected by experienced consultants who carried out relevant measurements and assessed the condition and residual life of coastal defences. Also, making assessment of risk to defences. Information added to database on 'as-need' basis.

OriginatorsFife Council Roads Service
Availability 
OrganisationFife Council Roads Service
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactJohn Wharrie (Engineer (Coast Protection))
Address

Fife Council Roads Service
Fife House North Street Glenrothes
Fife

KY7 5LT
United Kingdom

Telephone07592 413505
Emailjohn.wharrie@fife.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1112001
Global identifier919
Last revised2010-01-15