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General
Data set name

Black Sea Runoff

Data holding centreInstitute of Limnology RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
Time period1881-1985, 1172 month; gaps 1918-20, 1940, 1942-43
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Vertical spatial coordinates; River flow and discharge

Description 
Summary

One of the dataset available from World Archive Runoff Gauge Stations (WAGRS) (see WAGRS Database). Information available for each station is as follows: 1) Continent and country; 2) River and gauge station names; 3) Geographical co-ordinates and above sea level elevation; 4) River watershed (catchment) area above the station; 5) Period of the observations and total number of months observed; 6) Long-term original monthly averaged runoff data series (m3/s); 7) Year-to-year (long-term) averaged annual course of i) runoff data (m3/s); ii) specific discharge from a watershed (l/s km2). Data on more than 1100 runoff gauge stations are contained in WAGRS for the Black Sea and Sea of Azov watersheds. They cover such rivers as Danube, Dnieper, Don, etc.

OriginatorsInstitute of Limnology RAS
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Limnology RAS
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactSergei Ryanzhin
Address

Institute of Limnology RAS
Sevastyanov st. 9
St Petersburg

196105
Russian Federation

Telephone+(812) 387-8020
Facsimile+(812) 388-7327
Emailryanzhin@peterlink.ru
Administration 
Collating centreAll-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre (RIHMI-WDC) National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC)
Local identifierRUNOFF01
Global identifier5389
Last revised2011-03-24