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European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Current meter data from the Isle of Wight and west of Shetland (1985,1991)

Data holding centreElf Enterprise Caledonia Limited
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 11 August to 01 September 1985; from 05 to 21 March 1991
Geographical area

Isle of Wight, English Channel; west of Shetland


Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)


Current meters


The data set comprises data from two current meter moorings. The first was in Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight (50 38.55'N, 001 30.41'W, water depth 15m) and recorded data between 05 and 21 March 1991. These data were gathered by Wimpey. The second was to the west of Shetland (61 15'N, 001 54'W, water depth 530m) and recorded data between 11 August and 01 September 1985. Data from 124 profile points from 25m to 400m below sea level were recorded. These data were gathered by Offshore Environmental Services (OES).

OriginatorsElf Enterprise Caledonia Limited
OrganisationElf Enterprise Caledonia Limited
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director

Elf Enterprise Caledonia Limited
1 Claymore Drive Bridge of Don

AB23 8GD
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 233000
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1066001
Global identifier794
Last revised2009-12-01