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Data set name

Hydrologic Data Set for the Bulgarian coast

Data holding centreNational Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
CountryBulgaria  Bulgaria
Time periodVarna and Buras bays and Varna lake observations - 1977-1988 Sea area in front of town of Balchik - 1991 Sea area in front of Sanny beach resort - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Black sea, Varna and Buras bays, Varna lake Sea area infront of town of Balchik Sea area infront of Sanny beach resort

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column; Temperature variation in the water column

Description 
Summary

Hydrologic data set consist of: - Coastal stations data - temperature, salinity, sea level; - Research cruises data - temperature and salinity on standard horizons, currents - direction and speed; - Modeling data - sea level variations in the storm conditions and currents in the coastal zone.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Data web sitehttp://www.meteo.bg/
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactGeorge Mungov
Address

National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
66 Tsarigradsko schausse
Sofia

1784
Bulgaria

Telephone+ 359 2 975 39 86/349
Facsimile+359 2 9880380
Emailgeorgr.mungov@meteo.bg
Administration 
Collating centreBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
Local identifier38002002
Global identifier1057
Last revised2009-03-16