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Data set name

Maps and schemes (M:200.000) of the Georgian coastal area (Gagra, Gudauta, Sokhumi, Poti, Batumi)

Data holding centreScientific-Industrial Center of Research and Governance of Coastal Formation Processes SAKNAPIRDATSVA
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectMorphological and paleogeographical investigation of the Georgian Black Sea coast
Time period1/1/1983-1/12/1985
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coastal zone

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Lithology; Bathymetry and Elevation; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Sediment grabs; rock corers

Description 
Summary

The report reviews an impact of the tectonical and eustatical phenomena on the development of the contemporary coastal relief. An age of the late pleistocene and holocene layers are defined with aim to forecast further development of the coastal zone and elaborate coastal protection measures.

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 identifier39003038
Global identifier1747
Last revised2009-02-02