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Wave data from four sites in the North Sea (1983-1991)

Data holding centreShell UK Exploration and Production Limited
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1983 to 1991
Geographical area

North Sea


Wave direction; Spectral wave data parameters; Wave height and period statistics


Wave recorders; synthetic aperture radars


The data set comprises wave data collected at the following sites: 1. Kittiwake Platform (58 28'N, 000 03.73'E): data were collected between 05 and 23 May 1991 by Wimpey Environmental. 2. Moray Firth (58 18.7'N, 003 08'W): data were collected between 23 December 1985 and 10 March 1986 by Wimpol. 3. Sole Pit (53 31'N, 001 38'E): data were collected between 30 September and 31 October 1984, 10 and 27 November 1984, 01 December 1984 and 17 January 1985, and 25 January and 01 May 1985 by Offshore Environmental Systems (OES). 4. Leman F and G: data were collected between 11 December 1983 and 14 March 1984 by Offshore Environmental Systems (OES).

OriginatorsShell UK Exploration and Production Limited
OrganisationShell UK Exploration and Production Limited
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director

Shell UK Exploration and Production Limited
1 Altens Farm Road Nigg

AB12 3FY
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 882523
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1084004
Global identifier846
Last revised2009-12-01