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General
Data set name

Multi-ship and aircraft oceanographic and acoustic survey of the Iceland-Faroes frontal zone (1985)

Data holding centreDefence Evaluation Research Agency
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 14 November to 9 December 1985
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Iceland-Faroes frontal zone, eastern North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Wind strength and direction; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Meteorological packages; bathythermographs; CTD

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises the data collected during a multi-ship and aircraft oceanographic and acoustic survey of the Iceland-Faroes frontal zone. Data collected include meteorology, XBT, CTD and environmental parameters. Data were collected by the Tactical Exploitation Section of the Sonar Performance Division at DRA, Portland. All data have been screened for format and data errors and corrected to produce a 'clean' data set.

OriginatorsDefence Evaluation Research Agency
References

Geddes, N.R. (1993) Measured Data Sets held by DRA Sonar Performance Division (1993)., Report DRA/US/USSF/TM93201/1.0

Availability 
OrganisationDefence Evaluation Research Agency
AvailabilityLicence
ContactDr. Graham Jackson
Address

Defence Evaluation Research Agency
Winfrith Technology Centre
Winfrith
Dorchester
DT2 8XJ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1305 212763
Emailgjackson@dera.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1025005
Global identifier315
Last revised2009-05-22