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Data set name

The Black Sea project-2, Target Russian program "The World Ocean"

Data holding centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectAssessment of current ecological state of the Russian regions of the Black, Azov and Caspian Seas(6-3); The Black Sea ecosystem changes under climatic and anthropogenic effect(The Black Sea)
Time period1999-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Russian area of the Black and Azov Seas

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

CTD; plankton nets

Description 
Summary

The project is a second leg of the Black Sea ecosystem changes comprehensive study including hydrophysical, hydrochemical and biological parameters. The surveys were conducted in the total Russian area of the Black Sea and sometimes transects were done.

OriginatorsP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Availability 
OrganisationP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
AvailabilitySeaDataNet licence; academic
ContactShiganova Tamara (Senior Scientist)
Address

P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
36 Nakhimovsky prospect
Moscow

117997
Russian Federation

Telephone7 095 129 23 27
Facsimile+7(499)124-59-83
Emailshiganov@sio.rssi.ru
Administration 
Collating centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Local identifier36001008
Global identifier2516
Last revised2009-04-29