European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

NOAA AVHRR for Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmara, Black (including Azov), Caspian Sea and Lake Aral

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
CountryTurkey  Turkey
Time period1998 to present, everyday except weekends.
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmara, Black (including Azov), Caspian Sea and Lake Aral.

Observations 
Parameters

Ocean colour and earth-leaving visible waveband spectral radiation; Skin temperature of the water column

Instruments

Radiometers; ocean colour radiometers

Description 
Summary

Collected data have stored on cds as Quorum 16 bit format. Database has discontinued a few times, due to failures of the receiving system.

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 identifier40001013
Global identifier1557
Last revised2009-03-04