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Data set name

Light transmission / Beam attenuation profiles in eastern Mediterranean Sea (1991-2001)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period1991-2001
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Transmittance and attenuance of the water column

Instruments

Sidescan sonars

Description 
Summary

The Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) has worked for a collection of ocean data during the period 1991-2001 by the ship AEGEAO and it has created more than 2,500 Transmissometer profiles. These data correspond in 12 research projects which took place in 40 oceanographic cruises which are separated in dry and wet periods.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr A. Karageorgis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6012034
Global identifier6212
Last revised2015-07-17