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Data set name

KERNSTORE - Database of dry core samples of bottom sediments in the Black Sea

Data holding centreInstitute of Geological Sciences - IGS
CountryUkraine  Ukraine
Time period1965-2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology

Instruments

Sediment grabs; unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

The data base (MS Access) includes above 6000 of dry core samples of bottom sediments which are preserved in IGS repository. Every record contains information of a R/V cruise, a site number, a depth interval and additional metadata. A marking system allows easily to find the required specimen for study and sampling.

OriginatorsInstitute of Geological Sciences - IGS
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Geological Sciences - IGS
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactMitropolsky Alex
Address

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

01054
Ukraine

Emailinfo@igs-nas.org.ua
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Hydrophysical Institute
Local identifierKERNSTORE
Global identifier5354
Last revised2011-03-25