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General
Data set name

Mean monthly load discharge of Rv. Okumi, Gagida, Inguri, Churia and Khobi at mouth cross-section

Data holding centreInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period1963 - 1975
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast, between Rv. Khobi and Rv. Okumi

Observations 
Parameters

Sedimentation flux of terrestrially derived material in the water column; River flow and discharge

Instruments

Sediment traps

Description 
Summary

Construction of the dams on the Rv. Inguri caused decreasing of the amount of the Rv. Inguri load discharge and hence, intensive erosion of the beach occurred. Project gives an assessment of the catastrophic impact of changes of the sediment balance on the beach stability.

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 identifier39004015
Global identifier1772
Last revised2009-02-02