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Data set name

Seismic - geological maps of Cape Bichvinta

Data holding centreInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period1970
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast, 13 from mouth Rv. Bzipi to Miusera, Abkhazia

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology; Acoustic noise in the water column; Sediment acoustics; Seismic reflection

Instruments

Seismic refraction systems; acoustic backscatter sensors

Description 
Summary

Complex seismoacoustical investigation conducted in the region of Cape Bichvinta aiming to evaluate more preciously thickness of Quaternary layers. It was revealed that contemporary submarine layers were developed from the Pleistocene creational tectonic cycle.

OriginatorsInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactProf. Guram Buachidze (Director)
Address

Institute of Hydrogeology and engineering geology of Georgian Academy of Sciences
52 Dimitry Uznadze str..
Tbilisi

0102
Georgia

Telephone+995 32 791046; +995 99 931637
Facsimile+995 32 001153
Emailbguram@gw.acnet.ge
Administration 
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifier39004023
Global identifier1780
Last revised2009-02-02