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Data set name

Mineralogical and petrological characteristics of slope sediments between Rv. Khobi and Rv. Okumi

Data holding centreInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectEngineering geology study of submarine slope between Rv. Khobi and Rv. Okumi
Time period1963 - 1975
OngoingNo
Geographical area

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

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Lithology

Instruments

Sediment grabs; rock corers

Description 
Summary

Construction of the dams on the Rv. Inguri caused a decrease in 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 identifier39004016
Global identifier1773
Last revised2009-01-27