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General
Data set name

CTD and bottle data from the Mediterranean and the Black Sea cruises

Data holding centreIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
CountryIsrael  Israel
Time period1864 - ongoing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea, within the co-ordinates 30N to 46N and -10W to 42E.

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical spatial coordinates; Transmittance and attenuance of the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton generic biomass in water bodies; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Other halocarbon concentrations in water bodies; Raw fluorometer output; Zooplankton wet weight biomass; Zooplankton dry weight biomass per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton carbon biomass per unit area of the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; New production in water bodies; Optical backscatter; Unclassified pigment concentrations in the water column; Raw oxygen sensor output; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Phosphorus concentrations in suspended particulate material; Plankton abundance per unit volume of the water column; River flow and discharge; Secchi disk depth; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Suspended particulate material grain size parameters; Sedimentation flux of carbon, nitrogen or organic matter in the water column; Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the atmosphere; Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column; Radioactivity in the water column; Stable isotope enrichment in the water column; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Particulate total and organic phosphorus concentrations in the water column; Nitrification rate in the water column; Regenerated production in water bodies; Solar Radiation

Description 
Summary

Bottle and CTD Cruise data are used to investigate spatial and time changes of hydrophysical and hydrochemical parameters, management of coastal and marine resources, marine transportation, and natural disasters.

OriginatorsIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR)
Data web sitehttp://isramar.ocean.org.il/perseus_data/
Availability 
OrganisationIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Isaac Gertman (Head of Israel Marine Data Center)
Address

Israel Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
Tel-Shikmona P.O.B. 8030
Haifa

31080
Israel

Telephone972-4-8565 277
Facsimile+974 4 8511911
Emailisaac@ocean.org.il
Administration 
Collating centreIsrael Marine Data Center (ISRAMAR)
Local identifier46001001
Global identifier1444
Last revised2013-11-10