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Sochi Water Monitoring (2002-2005)

Data holding centreState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
Time period23.05.2002 - 08.11.2005
Geographical area

Russian coast of the Black Sea


Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in the water column; Concentration of other organic contaminants in the water column


Fluorometers; nutrient analysers; gas chromatographs; mass spectrometers


Long-term monitoring investigation by Sochi Hydrometeorological Center (Roshydromet) in the Russian coast of the Black Sea from the Taman peninsula in the north to the village Adler in the south. The data set contain the water standard chemistry and large spectrum of chemical pollutants concentration from the last years. The file has 762 rows. Full list of parameters measured: wind direction, wind speed, wave type, wave direction, wave height, wave length, wave period, visibility, atmospheric temperature, humidity, humidity %, atmospheric pressure mm Hg, atmospheric pressure mbar, nebulosity, solar radiance, transparence, water color, weather, depth, horizons, water temperature, electroconductivity, chlorinity, salinity, apparent density, apparent specific volume, current, current speed, Dissolved oxygen, Percentage of saturation, Biological Oxygen Demands 5 days, pH, Eh, Alk, Phosphate P-(PO4), Ptotal, Silicate Si-(SiO3), Nitrite N-(NO2), Nitrate N-(NO3), Ammonia N-(NH4), Ntotal, Iron Fe, Manganese Mn, Zinc Zn, Copper Cu, Nickel Ni, Cobalt Co, Lead Pb, Cadmium Cd, Chromium Cr, Mercury Hg, Arsenic As, DDT, 2,4 DDT, 4,4 DDT, DDE, 2,4 DDE, 4,4 DDE, DDD, 2,4 DDD, 4,4 DDD, DDT total, a-HCH alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane, b-HCH, g-HCH lindane, HCH total, metaphos, chlorophos, phosalone, hexachlorobenzene, heptachlor, aldrin, octachlorstyrene, heptachlorepoxide, trans-chlordane, cis-chlordane, transnonachlor, cis-nonachlor, photo-mirex, mirex, trifluralin, Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Particles, Phenols, Detergents, naphtalene, acenaphthylene, fluorene, acenaphthene, phenanthrene, anthracene, fluoranthene, pyrene, benzo(a)anthracene, chrysene, benzo(b)fluoranthrene, benzo(k)fluoranthrene, benzo(a)pyrene, dibenzo(a,h)anthracene, indeno(1,2,3cd)pyrene, benzo(g,h,i)perylene, PAH total, PCB 18, PCB 28, PCB 31, PCB 52, PCB 99, PCB 101, PCB 105, PCB 118, PCB 128, PCB 138, PCB 153, PCB 156, PCB 170, PCB 180, PCB 183, PCB 187, PCB 195, PCB 209, PCB total

OriginatorsState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Data web site
OrganisationState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactKorshenko Alexander (Head of Marine Pollution Monitoring Lab.)

State Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Kropotkinsky Lane 6

Russian Federation

Telephone7 (499) 246 55 87
Facsimile+7 (499) 246-72-88
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35005001
Global identifier2476
Last revised2010-02-02