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Data set name

IOS Deacon Laboratory Underway Marine Geophysical Cruise Data (1973-)

Data holding centreNational Oceanography Centre, Southampton
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1973 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Global

Observations 
Parameters

Gravity; Bathymetry and Elevation; Magnetics

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; multi-beam echosounders; gravimeters; magnetometers; satellite positioning systems

Description 
Summary

Underway geophysics: bathymetric, magnetic and gravity measurements are made during all IOSDL Marine Geology and Geophysics (MGG) research cruises. These data are available in digital form.

OriginatorsNational Oceanography Centre, Southampton
References

Drake, S. & Miles, P.R. (1985) IOS geophysical data held on magnetic tape - summary. Bathymetric, magnetic and gravity data collected during marine geology and geophysics cruises 1973 - 1984., Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Report, No. 194, 129pp.; LeBas, T.L. & Evans, J.M. (1988) Marine geophysical data acquired 1984 - 1987: database summary., Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory, Report, No. 254, 83pp.

Data web sitehttp://soc.soton.ac.uk/cgi-bin/seadog/seadog.pl
Availability 
OrganisationNational Oceanography Centre, Southampton
AvailabilityCollection cost charge; distribution cost charge
ContactDirector
Address

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus European Way
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 23 8059 6666
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1017010
Global identifier1321
Last revised2009-11-30