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Chapters 1 & 2

Chapter 1 - Introduction

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OSPAR Regions

Scottish Government

 

 

 Chapter 2 – Physical characteristics

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Weather and climate

Met Office: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/
climate/uk/about/UK_climate_trends.pdf
  

 

 

 

Currents and Circulation

Argo Floats – www.argo.ucsd.edu

 

 

 

Temperature, salinity, ocean acidification

Stonehaven and Loch Ewe data – Marine Scotland Science

Tiree Passage data – Dr Mark Inall, SAMS, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll,  PA37 1AQ

25 year trend in sea surface temperature – NOAA/OAR/ESRL PSD, Boulder, Colorado, USA http://www.cdc.noaa.gov

 

 

Waves and Sea Level

Sea Level – Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level

http://www.psmsl.org/data/obtaining/

Wave height and wave power – http://www.renewables-atlas.info/

Charting Progress 2: The State of UK Seas

http://chartingprogress.defra.gov.uk