SAMS/DML North East Atlantic drifters (May 1983 - February 1985)
Data set information
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|Data holding centre||Scottish Association for Marine Science|
|Time period||From May 1983 to February 1985|
North east Atlantic
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column
Current meters; satellite tracking system; water body temperature sensor
Twelve satellite tracked drifting buoys were deployed at three different times in the Rockall Trough. The buoys were drogued at varying depths and carried thermistors to report sea surface temperature.
|Originators||Scottish Association for Marine Science|
Booth, D.A. and Meldrum, D.T. (1987) Northeast Atlantic satellite tracked buoy drifts., UK Department of Energy Offshore Technology Report OTH 87 270. HMSO, London, 95pp.
|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|