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Data set name

PML physical oceanography in the Bay of Biscay and Celtic Sea (1980-)

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1980 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Bay of Biscay and Celtic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Sea level recorders; current meters; CTD; bathythermographs; thermistor chains

Description 
Summary

Standard techniques for deploying the instruments above were used during cruises in the area. Details of the data collected are given in some dozen cruise reports and ROSCOP/CSR returns.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationPlymouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place The Hoe
Plymouth
England
PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1752 633100
Facsimile+44 (0)1752 633101
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1053014
Global identifier695
Last revised2009-12-01