European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

Data set information

| Query EDMED |     

Data set name

Current meter data from Frigg Field, Alwyn Field and MCP-01 Platform in the North Sea (1981-1983)

Data holding centreTotal Oil Marine Plc
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom November 1981 to January 1982 (MCP-01 Platform), from August 1982 to August 1983 (Frigg Field), from August 1982 to May 1983 (Alwyn Field)
Geographical area

Northern North Sea


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


Current meters


Current meter data were gathered at three sites by SESAM and at one by Offshore Environmental Systems (OES). Between 11 August 1982 and 26 August 1983 data were collected at Frigg Field (59 51.93'N, 002 00.42'E, water depth 110m). Data were collected at Alwyn Field (60 20.87'N, 001 54.17'E, 120m) between 11 August 1982 and 14 May 1983, and at a second site in Alwyn Field (60 28.57'N, 001 41.47'E, 130m) between 11 August 1982 and 26 August 1983. Current meter data were also collected at MCP-01 Platform (58 50'N, 000 17'W, water depth 115m) between 19 November 1981 and 08 January 1982.

OriginatorsTotal Oil Marine Plc
OrganisationTotal Oil Marine Plc
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director

Total Oil Marine Plc
Crawpeel Road Altens

AB12 3AG
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 858000
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1088001
Global identifier850
Last revised2009-12-01