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Data set name

Bathymetry data (conventional and multi-beam) of the East Mediterranean Sea (1986-1992)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
CountryGreece  Greece
ProjectMEDRIFF(MEDRIFF)
Time periodFrom 1986 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Entire Aegean Sea (conventional bathymetry), Cretan Sea and Mediterranean Ridge (multi-beam bathymetry)

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

Conventional bathymetry data acquired every 10 seconds along parallel lines (north-south) 1.5, 3 and 6 miles apart, in the entire Aegean Sea. Sea-beam data along parallel lines (north-south) 1.5 and 3 miles apart in the Cretan Sea. Multi-beam coverage of a 45-kilometres wide corridor (northeast-southwest) across the Mediterranean Ridge.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr P. Pavlakis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography (HCMR/IO)
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 (HCMR/HNODC)
Local identifier6012002
Global identifier1280
Last revised2015-03-20