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Data set name

Geological data of the East Mediterranean Sea (1970-1992)

Data holding centreUniversity of Athens, Department of Geology, Laboratory of Historical Geology - Paleontology (LHGP/UATH)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period1970 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Over 1000 sites covering the Aegean, Ionian, Levantine Seas plus several estuaries and land located gulfs around the Greek Peninsula

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment grain size parameters; Sediment age; Geological sample magnetic, electrical and acoustic properties

Instruments

Sediment grabs; unconsolidated sediment corers; rock corers

Description 
Summary

The aim of the core depository Museum of the LHGP/UATH was to collect all the data that had been produced during the past 22 year AUGHP involvement in hundreds of national and international projects concerned with the study of the Upper Cenozoic sedimentary column. Data were included from over 700 offshore sites, 112 coastal sites, 250 estuaries, marsh and lake sites, plus over 60 onshore drilling sites. Samples were analysed with a wide spectrum of techniques utilizing a variety of instruments.

OriginatorsUniversity of Athens, Department of Geology, Laboratory of Historical Geology - Paleontology (LHGP/UATH)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Athens, Department of Geology, Laboratory of Historical Geology - Paleontology (LHGP/UATH)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. Michael Dermitzakis
Address

University of Athens, Department of Geology, Laboratory of Historical Geology - Paleontology (LHGP/UATH)
Panepistimiopolis
Athens

157 01
Greece

Telephone+30-210-7274174
Emailmdermi@geol.uoa.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
Local identifier6032001
Global identifier1349
Last revised2015-07-22