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General
Data set name

Experimental currents measurement in the nearshore area of transitional unit of Romanian coastal area

Data holding centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
CountryRomania  Romania
Time period2003-2005
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Romanian Black Sea area Mamaia Bay, from Midia Cape to Constanta Northern area

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Wind strength and direction; Wave direction; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Anemometers; current meters

Description 
Summary

Various types of data have been collected on Mamaia Bay under different wave conditions, the behaviour of the beach face under their loading to improve design of the shore protection works. Time series of current, waves, wind have been collected continuous in expeditionary surveys.

OriginatorsNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Eng. Simion Nicolaev (Managing Director)
Address

National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
300 Mamaia Blvd.
Constanta

900581
Romania

Telephone40 241 540288
Facsimile40 241 831274
Emailnicolaev@alpha.rmri.ro; rmri@alpha.rmri.ro
Administration 
Collating centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Local identifier41001051
Global identifier2390
Last revised2009-05-26