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Data set name

Profiles (400 pieces) of the shelf and continental slope of Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans

Data holding centreInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectThe World Ocean shelf and continental slope interrelation
Time period1999
OngoingNo
Geographical area

World wide coverage

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Bathymetry and Elevation; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Inapplicable

Description 
Summary

An overview and analysis of great number of topographic maps of continental slope and shelves of Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans was made with the aim to systemize wide range of submarine mezoforms. More than 400 profiles have been composed and World Ocean continental slope and shelf schematic map designed.

OriginatorsInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
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 identifier39004009
Global identifier1766
Last revised2009-01-27