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Data set name

Turkish National Oceanographic Data Inventory

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
CountryTurkey  Turkey
ProjectEstablishement of the Turkish Oceanographic Data Center: First phase: Creating oceanographic data base inventory(ULOKBIM)
Time period15/12/1954 - 10/11/2001
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea, Sea of Marmara, Bosphorus, Dardanelles, Izmit Bay, Lake Van

Observations 
Parameters

Metadata parameters

Instruments

Wave recorders; sea level recorders; fluorometers; current meters; current profilers; transmissometers; CTD; single-beam echosounders; plankton nets; pelagic trawl nets; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

The Inventory contains basic Turkish oceanographic metadata about data collected by 8 main Turkish institutes dealing with marine sciences. Inventory covers the period between 1960 and present. A web based user interface developed to easily handle and search the metadata.

OriginatorsAegean University, Faculty of Fisheries
Department of Navigation and Hydrography and Oceanography, Turkish Navy
Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Marine Science and Technology
Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
Istanbul University, Institute of Marine Science and Management
Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Marine Sciences
Middle East Technical University, Department of Civil Engineering
Data web sitehttp://www.ims.metu.edu.tr/inventory/
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
AvailabilityUnrestricted
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 identifier40001015
Global identifier1559
Last revised2009-02-24