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North Sea Wave Model (NORSWAM) Input Data Set (1966-1976)
Entry ID: BODC_NORSWAM_InputData

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Abstract: The NORSWAM Project was undertaken in order to supplement the limited
amount of measured wave data that was available in the northern North
Sea on which to base design and certification criteria for offshore
structures. The project was based on the development of a numerical
model to generate wave fields from existing meteorological data. The
model was developed jointly by the Max-Planck Institute ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 51.0   E: 8.0   W: -3.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1966-01-01
Stop Date: 1976-12-31
Originating Center
Data Center
British Oceanographic Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
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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
Harding, J. and Binding A.A. 1978 The specification of wind and
pressure fields over the North Sea and some areas of the North
Atlantic during 42 gales from the period 1966 to 1976. IOS Report
No. 55. There is also a BODC Information Note available.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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