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General
Data set name

SIMP - Slicks as Indicators for Marine Processes

Data holding centreSpace Research Institute of RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
Time periodFrom February 1998 till October 2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North-East Atlantic Mediterranean Sea Baltic Sea Black Sea Azov Sea Caspian Sea Bering Strait Japan Sea Okhotsk Sea China Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Radar backscatter

Instruments

Satellite tracking system

Description 
Summary

The dataset comprises 82 images taken by different sensors and featuring anthropogenic and biogenic sea surface slicks of different origin and structure. The presence of slicks helps to reveal various biological and physical phenomena.

OriginatorsEuropean Space Agency (ESA)
Space Research Institute of RAS
Data web sitehttp://simp.iki.rssi.ru
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 identifier35007005
Global identifier2487
Last revised2010-01-27