Distribution Of UK North Sea Lithostratigraphic Units

Dataset description

This dataset shows the distribution of Middle Jurassic, Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous lithostratigraphic (UK Offshore Operators Association - UKOOA) units within the UK North Sea graben. The data are based on a subset of released exploration and appraisal wells from within the UK North Sea graben areas. The well data are concentrated in the areas overlying the deep sedimentary basins of the Viking Graben, Central Graben and the Moray Firth Basin, with fewer wells over the adjacent platforms. The UKOOA lithostratigraphic classification has been applied consistently.

Constraints

An associated BGS research report (RR/03/001: Petroleum provinces of the northern and central North Sea) is to be published. Refer to DiGMapGB General Information Notes on BGS web site regarding licence fees, copyright,etc.

Further information

For more information please contact:

Enquiries

Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GG

Tel : +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax :+44 (0)115 936 3276
Email :enquiries@bgs.ac.uk

 

Further details

Dataset details

Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format DIGITAL - ESRI shapefile, DGN and DXF. Other formats can be considered.
MAPINFO
Storage format Digital:ESRI Files
Frequency of update irregular
Start of capture 1994
End of capture Not known
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Keywords
Topic category geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords and Keyphrases CRETACEOUS
GRABENS
JURASSIC
ROCK STRATIGRAPHIC UNIT
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System ED50 [4230]
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : 62
East boundary  : 2.78
South boundary : 56.37
West boundary  : -3.95
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 14th January 2010
Metadata standard ISO standard 19115:2003
Copyright and IPR
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Location
W -3.95 62 N
Extent of coverage for this dataset (shown here as Latitude and Longitude)
S 56.37 2.78 E