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Data set name

Monitoring Data Water, North Caspian Sea

Data holding centreState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectMarine pollution monitoring(MARPOLMON)
Time period1978-1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern Caspian waters

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Salinity of the water column; Particulate total and organic phosphorus concentrations in the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

Long-term monitoring data obtained in the frame of State Monitoring Programme of Roshydromet carried by Astrakhan Center on Meterology and Environmental Monitoring (city Astrakhan). The Programme covered coastal shallow areas in vicinity of the Volga River delta. Stations of observation were fixed at four "century" sections across Northern shallow part of the Caspian Sea.

OriginatorsState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
References

Korshenko A., Matveichuk I., Plotnikova T., Panova A., Ivanov D., Kirianov V. (2009) Marine Water Pollution. Annual Report. 2007. , State Oceanographic Institute

Data web sitehttp://www.oceanography.ru
Availability 
OrganisationState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactKorshenko Alexander, Head of Laboratory (Head of Marine Pollution Monitoring Laboratory)
Address

State Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Kropotkinsky Lane 6
Moscow

119034
Russian Federation

Telephone(499) 246-55-87
Facsimile(499) 246-72-88
Emailadm@oceanography.ru, korshenko@mail.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifierCasp_North_02
Global identifier5410
Last revised2011-03-25