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General
Data set name

Marine Coastal Information. Bereges. 1977 - 1989. The seas of the former USSR

Data holding centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
Time period1977 - 1989.
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The seas of the former USSR (the Baltic Sea, the White Sea, the Barents Sea, the Arctic Seas, the Sea of Azov, the Aral Sea, the Caspian Sea , the Black Sea, the Bering Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Sea of Japan) 31-83° N, 7-151° E

Observations 
Parameters

Atmospheric visibility and transparency; Air pressure; Cloud cover height and extent; Wind strength and direction; Wave direction; Wave height estimates; Salinity of the water column; Skin temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

The data set contains the observations from 450 coastal stations. The observed and calculated parameters (mean, maximum and minimum for day) are included in the data set. The data are checked visually, syntactically and for limiting values. The data are combined according to seven sea regions and river outfall areas, 70-80 sites are combined in one region. The USSR sea regions: 1-Baltic 2-White, Barents 3-Kara, Laptev, East Sibirian 4-Chulchi, Bering, Japan 5-Okhotsk 6-Aral, Caspian 7-Black, Azov

OriginatorsAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Data web sitehttp://www.oceaninfo.ru/resource/IR_CD/index.html
Availability 
OrganisationAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactMikhailov Nickolay (Head of National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC))
Address

All-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
6 Korolyov St.
Obninsk
Kaluga Region
249035
Russian Federation

Telephone+7(48439) 7-49-07
Facsimile+70952552225
Emailnodc@meteo.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35001006
Global identifier2425
Last revised2009-02-27