Wessex Archaeology Marine Geology and Geophysics Survey Data (2003 to 2010)

Dataset description

This dataset comprises data from Wessex Archaeology surveys which were conducted over various wreck sites between 2003 and 2010. Three of these datasets were acquired in English waters, one in Welsh waters and one in Scottish waters. The Geology and Geophysics component of the data are archived by British Geological Survey (BGS) in the Marine Environmental data and Information Network (MEDIN) Data Archive Centre (DAC) for Geology and Geophysics. The data include multibeam echosounder, single-beam echosounder, sidescan sonar, sub-bottom profiler, magnetometer, and geological data (vibrocore logs and photos). Data were also provided to other archive centres as appropriate - UKHO (bathymetry), Royal Commission Ancient and Historic Monuments Wales (geophysics), Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (geophysics and diving/ROV), Archaeology Data Service (diving/ROV). Although generated for archaeological purposes, these high quality and resolution data are capable of re-use by marine surveyors and scientists from a range of different fields.

Constraints

The IPR ownership of these data remain with Wessex Archaeology. MEDIN policy is to make these data freely available for use and the data will be provided to any enquirers under the IPR terms agreed with Wessex Archaeology.

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

Associated dataset(s)

Marine Survey Data from around the UK (1966 Onwards)

Dataset details

Author(s) Not available
Principal Investigator(s) Not available
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format TXT; Version:not applicable
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Storage format Digital:Oracle Relational Database
Digital:Other than Excel etc
Frequency of update not applicable
Start of capture {ts '2003-01-01 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2010-01-01 00:00:00'} 2010
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 code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords BATHYMETRY
BOTTOM SAMPLING
GEOLOGICAL DATA
GEOPHYSICAL DATA
MARINE GEOLOGY
MARINE GEOPHYSICS
MARINE SEISMIC SURVEYS
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 [4326]
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : 56.63
East boundary  : 0.62
South boundary : 50.39
West boundary  : -6.07
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 4th July 2014
Metadata standard compliance NERC profile of ISO19115:2003
Copyright and IPR
The copyright of materials derived from the British Geological Survey's work is vested in the Natural Environment Research Council [NERC]. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a retrieval system of any nature, without the prior permission of the copyright holder, via the BGS Intellectual Property Rights Manager. Use by customers of information provided by the BGS, is at the customer's own risk. In view of the disparate sources of information at BGS's disposal, including such material donated to BGS, that BGS accepts in good faith as being accurate, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality or accuracy of the information supplied, or to the information's suitability for any use. NERC/BGS accepts no liability whatever in respect of loss, damage, injury or other occurence however caused.