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General
Data set name

Stratigraphy, morphology and composition of sediments in deep basins of the eastern Mediterranean

Data holding centreUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodCruises from 1973 to 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ionian Sea (1973 and 1976 cruises); Southern Aegean Sea (1981 and 1986 cruises); Levantine Sea - Gulf of Antalya, South of Cyprus (1983 and 1986 cruises); Levantine Sea - Offshore of Nile Delta (1986 and 1987 cruises)

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition

Instruments

Sediment traps

Description 
Summary

The research of marine geology in the studied zones of the eastern Mediterranean allowed the definition of local prevailing mechanisms of supply, dispersion and deposition of recent sediments.

OriginatorsUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
Data web sitehttp://www.univ.trieste.it/~dipsgaem/frm_ricerca.htm
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Trieste, Department of Earth Science, Oceanography and Meteorology
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactInstitute Director (Institute Director)
Address

University of Trieste, Department of Geological, Environmental and Marine Sciences
DiSGAM Via E Weiss 2
Trieste

34127
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-1
Global identifier3984
Last revised2001-03-06