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Data set name

BIRPS MONA LISA seismic survey (1993)

Data holding centreBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodThe data were acquired from April to July 1993 and processed subsequently
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The central North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Seismic reflection

Instruments

60 Hz top-bandwidth multi-channel seismic reflection systems

Description 
Summary

MONA LISA was acquired by BIRPS (the British Institutions Reflection Profiling Syndicate) across the Ringkobing-Fyn High. The specific target was the eastward continuation of the Caledonian Front (Iapetus Suture), as previously recognised on NEC, MOBIL, NSDP and BABEL profiles, in northern Europe. 1112 km of data were acquired, recorded to 26 s two-way time.

OriginatorsBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
References

Snyder, D. and Hobbs, R. (1999) The BIRPS Atlas II: A Second Decade of Deep Seismic Reflection profiling, Geological Society of London

Availability 
OrganisationBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge; unrestricted
ContactBGS Enquiries
Address

British Geological Survey, Edinburgh
The Lyell Centre
Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH14 4A
United Kingdom

Emailenquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Geological Survey, Edinburgh
Local identifierBIRPS_MONALISA
Global identifier3995
Last revised2010-12-18