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General
Data set name

Acoustic Data for NATO MILOC survey RESOLUTE SUPPORT (1987 and 1988)

Data holding centreDefence Evaluation Research Agency
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 9 July to 17 August 1987 and from 15 April to 24 May 1988
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Iceland-Faroes frontal zone, Denmark Strait and Faroe- Shetland gap, North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Acoustic noise in the water column; Acoustic backscatter in the water column

Instruments

Acoustic backscatter sensors

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises the collected acoustic data from the NATO MILOC survey RESOLUTE SUPPORT - MEASURED STRIDE/PROUD RUNNER. Data were collected by FEL-TNO, den Haag, the Netherlands; CERDSM, Toulon, France; FWG, Kiel, Germany and DRA, Portland, UK. Ships used were d'Entrecasteaux, RMAS Newton, Planet and Tydeman. The data are stored in the DRA archive system and they 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 identifier1025016
Global identifier326
Last revised2009-05-22