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Data set name

Hydrochemical data of the Georgian Black Sea coast (1983)

Data holding centreCentre of Monitoring of Environmental Pollution of the Department of Hydrometeorology of Georgia
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
ProjectResearch of the level of pollution of the Black Sea coastal waters
Time period1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast, deltaic areas of Georgian rivers: Enguri, Khobi, Chorokhi

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column; Concentration of aliphatic hydrocarbons in sediment samples; Dissolved total or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column; Concentration of other organic contaminants in the water column

Instruments

Mass spectrometers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

Project aims to study contemporary pollution level in the coastal areas in deltaic regions. Investigation reveals high level of eutrophication of coastal waters, as well as, high concentrations of nitrites and phosphates are fixed during the observations.

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 identifier39005010
Global identifier1800
Last revised2009-01-27