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Black Sea - Azov Sea MODIS-SSPM dataset (2006)

Data holding centreSpace Research Institute of RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
Time periodApril - October 2006
Geographical area

North-east Black Sea, Azov Sea


Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in sediment; Land surface temperature


Satellite tracking system


The dataset contains all sea surface temperature (SST), water-leaving radiance (WLR, RGB composites), chlorophyll-a concentration (Chl-a) data acquired from April to October, 2006 over the north eastern part of the Black Sea and the eastern part of the Azov Sea in cloudless conditions.

OriginatorsEuropean Space Agency (ESA)
Space Research Institute of RAS

Lavrova, O.Y., T.Y. Bocharova and M.I. Mityagina (2003) SAR Observations of Typical Phenomena in the Black Sea Shore Area. Proceedings of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2003, Toulouse, France, vol. 2, 966-968., ; Mityagina M., O. Lavrova, T. Bocharova (2006) Natural slicks and oil spills in the coastal zones as viewed by satellite radars. COSPAR Scientific Assembly Abstracts., ; 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., ; Mityagina, Marina; Lavrova, Olga; Bocharova, Tatiana (2007) Detection and Discrimination of Sea Surface Films in the Coastal Zone of Northeastern Black Sea using SAR Data. Envisat Symposium. Abstracts. Montreux, Switzerland, 23-27 April 2007., ; Litovchenko, K.Ts., O.Yu.Lavrova, M.I. Mityagina, A.Yu. Ivanov, Yu.I. Yurenko (2007) Oil pollution in the eastern part of the Black Sea: satellite monitoring and sub-satellite verification. Remote Sensing of the Earth, 2007, vol.1, pp.81-94., ; Lavrova, Olga; Bocharova, Tatiana; Mityagina, Marina; Pyrkov, Vladimir (2007) Case Study: Use of SAR Data for the Operational Control of Fishering Ships Positioning. Envisat Symposium. Abstracts. Montreux, Switzerland, 23-27 April 2007., ; Lavrova O., M. Mityagina, T. Bocharova, V. Pyrkov, S. Shcherbak, A. Zlatopolskiy (2006) Possibilities and difficulties of oil spill and ship detection from space. COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 2006 Abstracts,

OrganisationSpace Research Institute of RAS
AvailabilityNo access
ContactOlga lavrova (Head of lab)

Space Research Institute of RAS
84/32 Profsoyuznaya Str

Russian Federation

Telephone+7 (495) 333-42-56
Facsimile+7 (495) 333-10-56
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35007007
Global identifier2489
Last revised2010-01-27