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General
Data set name

Quality of waters in marine section of delta areas of Black Sea rivers

Data holding centreCentre of Monitoring of Environmental Pollution of the Department of Hydrometeorology of Georgia
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period1980
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast, from Rv. Joekvara to Rv. Chorokhi

Observations 
Parameters

Contaminant fluxes between the terrestrial and marine environment; Pollution events; Concentration of other organic contaminants in suspended particulate material; River flow and discharge; Concentration of other organic contaminants in sediment samples

Instruments

Mass spectrometers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

Results of analytical study of the river discharge into the deltaic zones of the Black Sea shows high level of pollution of nearshore marine water with phenol, oil products, copper, chlorogenic pesticides. Recommendations for mitigation of environmental damage are given.

OriginatorsThe Centre for Monitoring and Prognostication of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources
Availability 
OrganisationCentre of Monitoring of Environmental Pollution of the Department of Hydrometeorology of Georgia
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactMs. Tamar Maglakelidze (Dep. of informational Provision, Head)
Address

Centre of Monitoring of Environmental Pollution of the Department of Hydrometeorology of Georgia
N150, D. Agmashenebeli Ave.
Tbilisi


Georgia

Telephone995 32 964670
Facsimile+995 32 955514
Emailkhatunac@hotmail.com
Administration 
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifier39005001
Global identifier1791
Last revised2009-01-27