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Data set name

Romanian beach erosion datasets in the context of the storm surge conditions (2006-2008)

Data holding centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
CountryRomania  Romania
ProjectStudy regarding beach erosion susceptibility in the context of the sea level rise in the case of storm conditions.
Time period2006-2008
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Beach areas along Romanian Black Sea Littoral

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Coastal geomorphology; Wave direction; Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Wave recorders; sea level recorders; current profilers

Description 
Summary

A series of measurable parameters are used for the assessment of these risk factors at storm surges: erosion-accretion rates, beach dimensions and its elevation, vegetation, dunes characteristics as a constituent of the beach and hydrodynamic elements in the nearshore area.

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 identifier41001052
Global identifier2391
Last revised2010-01-22