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General
Data set name

Oil slicks in the Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Sea of Azov and Caspian Sea

Data holding centreSpace Research Institute of RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
Time periodApril - October of each year. 1999-2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North-west Black Sea, South-East Baltic Sea, Sea of Azov, Caspian Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Radar backscatter

Instruments

Satellite tracking system

Description 
Summary

The dataset comprises 76 radar images featuring sea surface oil films of different structures, age and composition accompanied by in-situ hydrometeorological measurements and optical data from Terra/ Aqua MODIS.

OriginatorsEuropean Space Agency (ESA)
Space Research Institute of RAS
References

Shcherbak S.S., O.Y. Lavrova, M.I. Mytyagina, T.Yu. Bocharova, V.A. Krovotyntsev, and A.G. Ostrovskiy. (2006) Multisensor satellite monitoring of oil pollution in northeastern coastal zone of the Black Sea. Proceedings of the ISRS 2006 PORSEC, 2-4 November 2006, Busan, Korea 2006, vol. II, pp.989-992.,

Availability 
OrganisationSpace Research Institute of RAS
AvailabilityNo access
ContactE.L.Sharkov (Head of department)
Address

Space Research Institute of RAS
84/32 Profsoyuznaya Str
Moscow

117997
Russian Federation

Telephone+7 495 333 52 12
Facsimile+7 (495) 333-10-56
Emailesharkov@iki.rssi.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35007004
Global identifier2486
Last revised2010-01-27