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General
Data set name

Black Sea surface drifters data

Data holding centreState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectCreation of Uniform System about World Ocean Condition (ESIMO)(ESIMO)
Time period1999-2005
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output

Description 
Summary

The whole data set contains data from 68 surface buoys drifted in the Black Sea from 1999/09/28 till 2005/10/19. Data from 59 buoys were quality controlled and interpolated with time step 6 hours. Data from 9 buoys were not still edited and interpolated.

OriginatorsState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Availability 
OrganisationState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
AvailabilityNo access
ContactKorshenko Alexander (Head of Marine Pollution Monitoring Lab.)
Address

State Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Kropotkinsky Lane 6
Moscow

119034
Russian Federation

Telephone7 (495) 246 55 87
Facsimile+7 (499) 246-72-88
Emailkorshenko@mail.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35006002
Global identifier2478
Last revised2009-04-09