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Data set name

Historic sea level data from the South coast of England, 1935-1990

Data holding centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1935-1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

6 sites along the South coast of England. Devonport, Newhaven, Portsmouth, Southampton, St. Marys and Weymouth.

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

Historic sea level data from 6 sites on the South coast of England, recovered as part of a PhD on sea level trends in the English Channel. Devonport: 1961-1986, 1988-1990 Newhaven: 1942-1948, 1950-1951, 1953-1957, 1964-1965, 1973, 1988 Portsmouth: 1961-1990 Southampton: 1935-1979, 1982-1990 St. Marys: 1968-1969, 1973, 1975, 1977-1978, 1987-1989 Weymouth: 1967-1971, 1983-1987 There are raw data files and cleaned data files. The cleaned files have been corrected for datum changes which are recorded in the readme files for each site.

OriginatorsBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
References

Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., (2009) Mean sea-level trends from English Channel tide gauge records and their wider context., Continental Shelf Research

Data web sitehttps://www.bodc.ac.uk/data/bodc_database/nodb/data_collection/4760/
Availability 
OrganisationBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
AvailabilityLicence; unrestricted
ContactPolly Hadžiabdić (Head of the BODC Requests Team)
Address

British Oceanographic Data Centre
Joseph Proudman Building 6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 5DA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 (0) 782 512 0946
Emailenquiries@bodc.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1048SOUTHCOAST_SEALEVEL
Global identifier4760
Last revised2017-03-30