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General
Data set name

Satellite-tracked drogue drifts over Faroe Bank and the Faroe- Iceland Ridge (1986-1989)

Data holding centreScottish Association for Marine Science
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1986 to 1989
OngoingNo
Geographical area

NE Atlantic, S. Norwegian Sea, Faroe Bank, Faroe-Iceland Ridge

Observations 
Parameters

Lagrangian currents and transport rates in the water column

Instruments

Current meters; satellite tracking system

Description 
Summary

Nine drifts were made by two 5x12 sq.m. satellite tracked drogues at 60m depth upon Faroe Bank and upon the Faroe-Iceland Ridge. Data were collected as part of a joint project between Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory (DML) and Fiskirannsoknarstovan, Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

OriginatorsScottish Association for Marine Science
References

Hansen, B., Meldrum, D. and Ellett, D. J. (1991) Satellite-tracked drogue paths over Faroe Bank and the Faroe-Iceland Ridge., ICES CM 1991/C:25, 14pp.

Availability 
OrganisationScottish Association for Marine Science
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactSteven J Gontarek (Data Information Manager)
Address

Scottish Association for Marine Science

Argyll
Oban
PA37 1QA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1631 559314
Emailsteve.gontarek@sams.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1049001
Global identifier640
Last revised2009-12-01