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European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Current meter data from six sites in the southern North Sea (January-February 1986)

Data holding centreSouthern Sector Environmental Group
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom January to February 1986
Geographical area

Southern North Sea


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


Sea level recorders; current meters; salinity sensor


The data set comprises current meter data from the southern North Sea. Simultaneous data collection was carried out at 6 sites for the period 16 January to 21 February 1986. Data gathering was carried out by Wimpol on behalf of Southern Sector Environmental Group. Data were collected at the following sites: Site Latitude Longitude Water depth ( min) ( min) (m) Rough Field 53 49.73N 000 28.65E 37 West Sole C 53 45.4N 001 04.88E 28 Amethyst 53 36.37N 000 43.38E 30 Viking H 53 36.08N 002 19.53E 32 Leman C 53 6.1N 002 09.8E 36 Leman F 53 2.53N 002 19.42E 19

OriginatorsSouthern Sector Environmental Group
OrganisationSouthern Sector Environmental Group
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director

Southern Sector Environmental Group
Hamilton House Kings Road
GU27 2QA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1428 656925
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1085001
Global identifier847
Last revised2009-12-01