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NW European Shelf Tidal Current Constituent Data Bank (1970-1988)
Entry ID: BODC_NWEurShelf_TidalConst

Abstract: The data set comprises full tidal analyses for over 800 current meter
records collected at 400 sites in the seas around the British Isles,
covering the continental shelf area and the shelf slope. The vast
majority of the analyses in this data set are based on harmonic
analyses, where the amplitude and phases of the tidal constituents are
determined by a least squares fit. The data were selected from the
BODC Current Meter Databank so as to provide representative coverage
over the shelf areas - only good quality series were selected.

AVAILABILITY: Data are available from BODC on magnetic tape, floppy
disk or via ftp over Internet.

[This description was derived from the BODC WWW pages.]
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 48.0   E: 8.0   W: -20.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 1988-12-31
ISO Topic Category
MOORINGS Ancillary Description
CURRENT METERS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
British Oceanographic Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 (0) 151 795 4884
Fax: +44 (0) 151 795 4912
Email: enquiries at
Contact Address:
British Oceanographic Data Centre
Joseph Proudman Building
6 Brownlow Street
City: Liverpool
Postal Code: L3 5DA
Country: UK
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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