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Data set name

Cyprus Coastal Ocean Forecasting and Observing System (CYCOFOS) Oil Slicks

Data holding centreCyprus Oceanography Center
CountryCyprus  Cyprus
ProjectCyprus Coastal Ocean Forecasting and Observing System(CYCOFOS)
Time periodFrom 2007 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

SE Levantine Basin, Eastern Mediterranean Sea, 31 to 35° N- 32 to 33 Deg E

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column

Instruments

Satellite tracking system

Description 
Summary

Since 2002 the CYCOFOS HRPT ground receiving station has been providing regular remote sensing NOAA-AVHRR SST images of the Levantine Basin and the Eastern Mediterranean.

OriginatorsCyprus Oceanography Center
Data web sitehttp://www.oceanography.ucy.ac.cy/cycofos
Availability 
OrganisationCyprus Oceanography Center
AvailabilityOrganisation; unrestricted
ContactGeorge Zodiatis
Address

Cyprus Oceanography Center
University of Cyprus P.O. BOX 20537
Nicosia

1678
Cyprus

Telephone+357-22893988-82-83
Facsimile+357-22895051
Emailgzodiac@ucy.ac.cy
Administration 
Collating centreCyprus Oceanography Center
Local identifier1103
Global identifier5949
Last revised2013-09-25