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Data set name

Sedimentological data of the Aegean and Ionian Seas (1973-1992)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodFrom 1973 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Coastal and open sea waters of the Aegean and Ionian Seas (relatively dense grid in the south Aegean Sea, selected areas of the central and north Aegean Sea, Thermaikos Gulf, south and north Euboikos Gulf, Saronikos Gulf, Argolikos Gulf, Messiniakos Gulf, Kiparissiakos Gulf, Patraikos Gulf, Korinthiakos Gulf, Amvrakikos Gulf, Kerkyra Sea)

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Sediment grain size parameters; Sediment age

Instruments

Unconsolidated sediment corers; rock corers; X-ray diffractometers

Description 
Summary

Sedimentological data have been collected in the coastal and open waters of the Aegean and Ionian Seas from over 4000 sites within the framework of national and international research programmes, aiming at scientific and engineering purposes.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr D. Sakellariou
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 identifier6012004
Global identifier1282
Last revised2015-03-20