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Environmental Baseline Project: Surface meteorological measurements from Kirby Misperton

Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2016-09-28
Download Stats: last 12 months


This dataset contains wind speed and direction, pressure, temperature and humidity measurements for the Kirby Misperton site.

British Geological Survey (BGS), the universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester and York and partners from Public Health England (PHE) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), are conducting an independent environmental baseline monitoring programme near Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire and Little Plumpton, Lancashire. These are areas where planning permission has been granted for hydraulic fracturing.

The monitoring allows the characterisation of the environmental baseline before any hydraulic fracturing and gas exploration or production takes place in the event that planning permission is granted. The investigations are independent of any monitoring carried out by the industry or the regulators, and information collected from the programme will be made freely available to the public.

Citable as:  Purvis, R.M. (2016): Environmental Baseline Project: Surface meteorological measurements from Kirby Misperton. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: meteorology, hydraulic fracture, fracking


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Data lineage:

Data collected by the project team and supplied to the Centre of Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) for archiving.

Data Quality:
Research data from Environmental baseline project NASA Ames 1001 compliant
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None
  • units: hPa
  • names: Air Pressure
  • units: None
  • names: Air Pressure _flag
  • units: degrees C
  • names: Temperature
  • units: None
  • names: Temperature _flag
  • units: degrees
  • names: Wind Direction
  • units: None
  • names: Wind Direction_flag
  • long_name: Windspeed
  • names: Windspeed
  • units: m/s
  • names: windspeed
  • units: None
  • names: windspeed_flag

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