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Data set name

Detailed scheme of the geological divisions of the Black Sea shore zone between Rv. Rioni and Rv. Chorokhi (2001)

Data holding centreBritish Petroleum Georgia
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectStudy of Georgian Black Sea coastal and shelf zone due to the TRASECA project starting.
Time period2001
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast, Rv. Rioni and Rv. Chorokhi

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology; Sediment accumulation rate; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

Instruments

Sediment grabs; rock corers

Description 
Summary

Basing on the geological-structural approach - divisions, subdivisions and littoral cells of the Georgia Black Sea shelf area were determined. Each of these units are discussed from the point of view of beach stability.

OriginatorsInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
Availability 
OrganisationBritish Petroleum Georgia
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactProf. Guram Buachidze (Director)
Address

Institute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
52 Dimitry Uznadze str..
Tbilisi

0102
Georgia

Telephone+995 32 791046; +995 99 931637
Facsimile+995 32 001153
Emailbguram@gw.acnet.ge
Administration 
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifier39004001
Global identifier1758
Last revised2009-01-27