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Data set name

The Black Sea project-1, Target Russian program "The World Ocean"

Data holding centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectComprehensive investigation of hydrological, hydrochemical and biological state of the Black, Azov and Caspian Seas(6-1); Assessment of current ecological state of the Russian regions of the Black, Azov and Caspian Seas(6-3); The Black Sea ecosystem changes under climatic and anthropogenic effect(The Black Sea)
Time periodThree years, 1996 - 1999
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Russian area of the Black and Azov Seas

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton dry weight biomass per unit volume of the water column; Structure and stability of the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; New production in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Density of the water column; Dissolved inorganic nitrogen concentration in the water column; Zooplankton biovolume; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies

Instruments

CTD; plankton nets; accelerator mass spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The Black and Azov ecosystem change study under climatic and anthropogenic effects including pollutions, change river discharge, overfishing, and climatic fluctuations.

OriginatorsP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Data web sitehttp://www.ocean.ru
Availability 
OrganisationP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
AvailabilitySeaDataNet licence
ContactShiganova Tamara (Senior Scientist)
Address

P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
36 Nakhimovsky prospect
Moscow

117997
Russian Federation

Telephone7 095 129 23 27
Facsimile+7(499)124-59-83
Emailshiganov@sio.rssi.ru
Administration 
Collating centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Local identifier36001007
Global identifier2515
Last revised2009-04-29