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General
Data set name

POL relative tidal gravity and tilt observations (1970-1983)

Data holding centreProudman Oceanographic Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodBetween 1970 and 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Boston, Mass., USA and seven locations around the UK (Bassenthwaite, Bidston, Llanrwst, London, Redruth, Newlyn and Taunton)

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Air pressure; Air temperature; Gravity; Terrestrial water content; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Meteorological packages; water temperature sensor; gravimeters

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises unprocessed raw chart data for all 15 deployments. Details of these are given below: Location Start and End Dates Instrument Used Relative tidal gravity measurements: Bidston 08 Sep 1970 - 19 Apr 1971 La Coste and Romberg ET13 Bidston 06 Jul 1971 - 09 Feb 1972 La Coste and Romberg ET13 Llanrwst 24 Mar 1972 - 14 Mar 1973 La Coste and Romberg ET13 London 26 May 1972 - 03 Jul 1972 La Coste and Romberg ET15 Taunton 07 Jul 1972 - 30 Sep 1972 La Coste and Romberg ET15 Newlyn 28 Oct 1972 - 05 Mar 1973 La Coste and Romberg ET15 Redruth 08 Mar 1973 - 23 Jul 1973 La Coste and Romberg ET15 Newlyn 01 Aug 1973 - 05 Dec 1973 La Coste and Romberg ET15 Boston, Mass., 29 Aug 1982 - 08 Dec 1982 La Coste and Romberg ET10 Bidston 06 Aug 1982 - 06 Feb 1983 La Coste and Romberg ET13 Bidston 11 Sep 1982 - 13 May 1983 La Coste and Romberg ET15 Tilt measurements: Bassenthwaite 31 Aug 1977 - 08 Aug 1978 Askania tiltmeter* + Bassenthwaite 16 Aug 1978 - 03 Dec 1978 Askania tiltmeter* Bassenthwaite 16 May 1979 - 18 Sep 1981 Askania tiltmeter Bassenthwaite 09 Dec 1979 - 05 Oct 1980 Hughes tiltmeter*
* = processed data also held + = environmental parameters also held (e.g. water table, temperature, atmospheric pressure)

OriginatorsProudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationProudman Oceanographic Laboratory
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactThe Director
Address

Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Joseph Proudman Building 6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 5DA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 151 795 4800
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1054015
Global identifier2037
Last revised2009-10-19