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Data set name

Black Sea digital bathymetry maps

Data holding centreState Enterprise All-Russia Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resourses of the WorldOcean (former Research Institute of Arctic Geology)
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectBlack sea digital bathymetric map(BS bathymetric map); Black and Mediterranean Seas GEOPHYSICAL (Bathymetry, Magnetics, and Gravity - GEODAS) DATA SET(GEODAS)
Time period1999 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

Black sea digital bathymetric map are prepared by All-Russian Institute For Explorations Geophysics staff managing by Dr. B.Vaskovsky (Sank-Petersburg, Russia). Source for digitising was complect of marine maps of Black sea edited by Main department for Navigation and Oceanography Ministry of Defence of Russian Federation and disseminated through International Hydrographic Bureau for usage with aim of Navigation Safety. Data are distributed on map charts. Scheme of charts is shown below. Data represent by set of projects released in ArcView 3.0. Data are in /DATA/RUSSIA/ catalogue in separate subcatalogues named as charts numbers. CD-Rom containing all available digital bathymetry for the Mediterranean and Black Seas, as gridded data sets. The grid size has been targeted to 0.1'.

OriginatorsState Enterprise All-Russia Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resourses of the WorldOcean (former Research Institute of Arctic Geology)
Data web sitehttp://www.rfimnr.ru/gis_projects/black/english/topo/e_topo.htm
Availability 
OrganisationState Enterprise All-Russia Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resourses of the WorldOcean (former Research Institute of Arctic Geology)
AvailabilityNo access
ContactEgorov U. L. (Director)
Address

Russian Fund of Information for Natural Resources and Environment
Tukchachevsky str., 32 a
Moscow

123154
Russian Federation

Telephone+7 495 192 80 17
Facsimile+7 495 192 80 18
Emailrfi@rfimnr.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifier35010001
Global identifier2503
Last revised2008-12-21