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Data set name

Black Sea Geological Atlas

Data holding centreInstitute of Geological Sciences - IGS
CountryUkraine  Ukraine
Time period1963-1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Black Sea, Sea of Azov

Observations 
Parameters

Carbon concentrations in sediment; Mineralogical composition; Lithology; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Concentration of organic matter in sediments

Instruments

Sediment grabs; unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

Source material includes data of nine geological routes of research vessels. 12 maps of the Black Sea and 6 maps of the Sea of Azov (scale 1:1500000) show sites location, lithological types and element concentration (Fe, Pb, Cu, Zn, Cr, Ni, Co, Ph) in bottom sediments.

OriginatorsInstitute of Geological Sciences - IGS
References

A.Y. Mitropolsky, A.A. Bezborodov, E.I. Ovsyanyi (1982) Geochemistry of the Black sea, P.F. Gozhik; A.Y. Mitropolsky, S.P. Olshtynskyi, V.P. Usenko (1977) Several features of material composition of bottom sediments of the western part of the Black sea (in Russian), E.F. Shnyukov; A.Y. Mitropolsky, S.P. Olshtynskyi, V.P. Usenko (1975) Several features of material composition of bottom sediments of the eastern part of the Black sea (in Russian), E.F. Shnyukov; A.E. Babinets, A.Y. Mitropolsky, S.P. Olshtynskyi (1975) Hydrogeological and geochemical peculiarities of deep-water deposites of the Black sea (in Russian), P.F. Gozhik

Data web sitehttp://www.igs-nas.org.ua
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Geological Sciences - IGS
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactOlshtynskyi Stanislav (Principal scientist)
Address

Institute of Geological Sciences - IGS
55-b Gonchara St.,
Kyiv

01054
Ukraine

Telephone+380 44 486 94 46
Facsimile+380 44 486 93 34
Emailinfo@igs-nas.org.ua
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Hydrophysical Institute
Local identifierBSGATLAS
Global identifier5350
Last revised2011-05-17