Results from deployments of equipment in Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea are documented in the following online reports. Data, plots and statistics are freely available online.
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» Get archived data and view results
Moorings, CTD profiles, bottle samples and underway: Records of the current profile, temperature, conductivity, turbidity, pressure, nutrients, PAR, fluorescence, oxygen.
Near-real time measurements from the SmartBuoy
The data are also being used for validating and testing ecosystem models.
You can view some of the data in near-real time by using the links below. If you require the data values please click on the CEFAS link.
» Sea water temperature
» Oxygen saturation
» Comparisons with POLCOMS model forecast
Measurements of waves in the Hilbre Channel, at position 53 23.6 degrees North 03 14.21 degrees West, can be found from the following links.
» Significant wave height
» Mean spectral period
» Peak period
» Wave direction
» Maximum wave height
» Surface sea water temperature
An autonomous Glider was deployed in the Irish Sea, in an area to the south of the Isle of Man, It was setup to move in both the vertical and horizontal, whilst avoiding fixed objects (e.g. oil and gas rigs) and the major shipping lanes.
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Measurements included temperature, conductivity, depth and salinity.
last updated on 10th December 12 » View all status messages
Fixed moorings WaveBuoy:
6th August 2010
Hilbre Channel WaveBuoy: Recovered during summer. Current status is under repair.
Fixed moorings SmartBuoy:
20th December 2011
SmartBuoy: Not transmitting in real-time. Schedueled for service early in the new year.
Fixed moorings ADCP:
16th September 2008
ADCP: Real-time system withdrawn from service. However, ADCP current meters at both sites are still recording internally.
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