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Data set name

Bathymetry data (conventional and multi-beam) of the East Mediterranean Sea (1986-1992)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
ProjectMEDRIFF(MEDRIFF)
Time periodFrom 1986 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Entire Aegean Sea (conventional bathymetry), Cretan Sea and Mediterranean Ridge (multi-beam bathymetry)

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

Conventional bathymetry data acquired every 10 seconds along parallel lines (north-south) 1.5, 3 and 6 miles apart, in the entire Aegean Sea. Sea-beam data along parallel lines (north-south) 1.5 and 3 miles apart in the Cretan Sea. Multi-beam coverage of a 45-kilometres wide corridor (northeast-southwest) across the Mediterranean Ridge.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr P. Pavlakis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6012002
Global identifier1280
Last revised2015-03-20