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General
Data set name

Monitoring in Bosphorus

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
CountryTurkey  Turkey
Time period19/11/1985 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Bosphorus

Observations 
Parameters

Transmittance and attenuance of the water column; Atmospheric visibility and transparency; Bacteria environmental parameters; Air temperature; Cloud cover height and extent; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Wind strength and direction; Raw fluorometer output; Wave direction; Concentration of dissolved organic matter in the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Redox potential in sediment; Secchi disk depth; Density of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Wave height and period statistics; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Acoustic backscatter in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; transmissometers; CTD; plankton nets; pH sensors; elemental analysers; titrators; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

Number of stations: 2035

OriginatorsInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactProf.Dr. Ferit Bingel (Director)
Address

Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
P.O.Box 28
Erdemli
Mersin
33731
Turkey

Telephone+90 324 5212406
Facsimile+90 (324) 5212327
Emailbingel@ims.metu.edu.tr
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
Local identifier40001007
Global identifier1551
Last revised2009-03-04