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Monitoring Data Water, Dagestan, Caspian Sea

Data holding centreState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectMarine pollution monitoring(MARPOLMON)
Time period1978-2009
Geographical area

Dagestan coastal waters


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


Discrete water samplers


Long-term monitoring data obtained in the frame of State Monitoring Programme of Roshydromet carried by Dagestan Center on Meterology and Environmental Monitoring (town Makhachkala). The Programme covered seven coastal shallow areas in vicinity of the main Degastan towns or estuarine regions of several rivers, e.g. Lopatin, Terek, Sulak, Makhachkala, Kaspiysk, Izberbash, Derbent, Sulak and additionally section across the Sea from Chechen Island to Mangushlak peninsula.

OriginatorsState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)

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

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OrganisationState Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactKorshenko Alexander, Head of Laboratory (Head of Marine Pollution Monitoring Laboratory)

State Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Kropotkinsky Lane 6

Russian Federation

Telephone(499) 246-55-87
Facsimile(499) 246-72-88,
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifierCasp_Dag_01
Global identifier5411
Last revised2011-03-25