CTD sections upon the continental shelf west of Scotland (1975-1996 )
Data set information
| Query EDMED |
|Data holding centre||Scottish Association for Marine Science|
|Time period||From 1975 to 1996|
Scottish continental shelf, North Channel, Sea of the Hebrides, Minches, Outer Firth of Clyde
Electrical conductivity of the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column
A set of standard CTD sections between the North Channel and the North Minch has been repeated partly or completely at irregular intervals (1 - 5 times/year) since 1975. During the 1980s radiocaesium was also sampled for joint programmes with SURRC, East Kilbride.
|Originators||Scottish Association for Marine Science|
Ellett, D.J. and Edwards, A. (1983) The oceanography and inshore hydrography of the Inner Hebrides., Proceedings of the Royal Society Edinburgh, 83B: 143-160.; Edwards, A., Baxter, M.S., Ellett, D.J., Meldrum, D. and Griffiths, C.R. (1986) Clyde Sea hydrography., Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 90B: 67-83.
|Organisation||Scottish Association for Marine Science|
|Contact||Steven J Gontarek (Data Information Manager)|
Scottish Association for Marine Science
|Telephone||+44 1631 559314|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|