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Data set name

Seismic-acoustical profiles, city of Kobuleti and Tsikhisdziri

Data holding centreInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectEngineering geology conditions of the coastal zone and shelf of the Black Sea (Adjara region)
Time period1977 - 1979
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast, Adjara region

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment acoustics; Seismic reflection; Sound velocity and travel time in the water column

Instruments

Seismic refraction systems; single-beam echosounders; rock corers

Description 
Summary

In the project are submitted results of seismoacoustical survey in the Ajarian region. Detailed description of contemporary lithodynamics and formation conditions of bottom sediment layers are introduced. An impact of Chorokhi submarine canyon on the stability of coastal area is considered.

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 identifier39004011
Global identifier1768
Last revised2009-01-27