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Data set name

Bathymetry of the canyon heads, Rv. Bzibi

Data holding centreScientific-Industrial Center of Research and Governance of Coastal Formation Processes SAKNAPIRDATSVA
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period1973 - 1977
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea, Abkhazeti, Rv. Bzibi dynamical system (cell)

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The project investigates the rate of impact of submarine canyons on the budget of sediment delivered to the coastal zone. Research reveals an existing relationship between accumulation of sediment masses in the heads of two nearest to the rivers mouth canyons and their periodical slumping down the slope.

OriginatorsScientific-Industrial Center of Research and Governance of Coastal Formation Processes SAKNAPIRDATSVA
Availability 
OrganisationScientific-Industrial Center of Research and Governance of Coastal Formation Processes SAKNAPIRDATSVA
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactZurab Savaneli (Head of Dep. of Geoinformatic)
Address

Scientific-Industrial Center of Research and Governance of Coastal Formation Processes SAKNAPIRDATSVA
150 D.Agmashenebeli Ave.
Tbilisi


Georgia

Telephone+995 32 324651
Facsimile+99532324655
Emailzsavaneli@hotmail.com
Administration 
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifier39003023
Global identifier1734
Last revised2009-01-31