Details of 2012, Partrac Ltd, Islay Offshore Wind Farm, Metocean Survey


Dataset identification

Title of dataset2012, Partrac Ltd, Islay Offshore Wind Farm, Metocean Survey
Narrative summary of datasetPartrac Ltd. were contracted by SSE Renewables to deploy three Waverider wave buoys and two ADCP frames at the proposed Islay Offshore Wind Farm site. The objective of the study was to provide wave data that will informthe physical processes modelling and engineering design. The Waverider buoys were deployed on 12th February 2012 until the 14th August 2012, with the ADCP frames being deployed in July 2012. Deliverables were in the format of reports and excel spreadsheets containing raw data. This dataset package contains the wave rider buoy reports, including raw data, QC'd data, failed data, flagged data and statistics.
Summary of processing methodologyIncluded in accompanying data report.
Supporting documentationIncluded in accompanying data report
Start date2012-02-12
End date2012-08-14
Frequency of observationsminute to sub-hour

Responsible organisations

CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation nameThe Crown Estate
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation nameSSE Renewables
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation namePartrac , Head office
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2018-11-22
Dataset formatDelimited
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0
Link to dataset after processing by data centre


Latitude north boundary55.885
Longitude east boundary-6.64
Latitude south boundary55.684
Longitude west boundary-6.891
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeWaves
ParameterWave height and period statistics
Instrument typewave recorders
Instrument nameDatawell directional waverider buoy
Platform typemoored surface buoy
Data quality processing informationIncluded in accompanying data report

Process information

Submitting organisationBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Submission identifier (UUID)5bb4a4e0-28fc-43cc-b540-7ff1d7a0f4c5
Date of dataset creation2012-08-14
Date of metadata creation2018-11-19
Date of metadata latest revision2018-11-20
Date of publishing2018-11-22
Date of processed dataset publication2018-12-10
Processing data centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Summary record-ID216