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Data set name

Profiles of the submarine slope in the Georgian Black Sea coastal zone (M:2000)

Data holding centreScientific-Industrial Center of Research and Governance of Coastal Formation Processes SAKNAPIRDATSVA
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectElaboration of the engineering and technical decisions concerning the protective measures of coastal area
Time period1982
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coastal zone, Abkhazia, Gagra

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment resuspension; Bathymetry and Elevation; Man-made structures; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

The work deals with the dynamics of the coastal zone in the region of Gagra estimations has been made for the artificially loaded beachbuilding material in connection with the existing climatic equalities velocity of the seashore alongside flow. The case studies are given presenting an effectiveness of the artificial beaches for coastal protection.

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 identifier39003045
Global identifier1754
Last revised2009-01-27