Land-Ocean Interaction Study (LOIS)

Rivers, Atmosphere and Coasts Study (RACS)

Land-Ocean Interaction Study RACS CDROM
Land-Ocean Interaction Study RACS CDROM ©

RACS(C) Marine I and RACS(A) data sets

The CDROM is available free of charge.

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Note: This product contains the BODC Explorer software package which cannot be readily installed, under a 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows operating system. For more information please see our Explorer software advice page.

Find out more about the LOIS RACS CDROM

The Land-Ocean Interaction Study (LOIS) was a NERC research programme designed to study processes in the coastal zone. The Rivers, Atmosphere and Coasts Study (RACS) was a major component of LOIS that looked at land-sea interactions in the coastal zone and the major exchanges (physical, chemical and biological) between rivers and estuaries and the atmosphere. The study focused on the east coast of the UK from the Wash to the Tweed.

RACS included several sub-components

This CDROM contains the shipborne data collected in the coastal North Sea, Humber Estuary and Tweed Estuary for RACS (C), the complete RACS (A) data set and a number of RACS (C) 'Special Topic' stand-alone data sets. The CDROM was published in October 2001.

The data sets on the CDROM include

The data sets are accompanied by documentation and interface software (BODC's Database Explorer and Underway Explorer).

Related BODC pages

LOIS project     LOIS SES
LOIS RACS     Interface software
BODC data products   Explorer software advice


Related external links

NERC LOIS project pages


Land-Ocean Interaction Study