European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Data set name

Map of the bottom sediment deposits of the Gulf of Riga, scale 1:200 000

Data holding centreLatvian Environmental, Gelology and Meteorological Centre
CountryLatvia  Latvia
Time period01/06/1996 onwards
OngoingYes
Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Lithology; Sediment grain size parameters; Seismic reflection; Depositional environment

Description 
Summary

Map provides comprehensive information of the bottom sediments of the Gulf of Riga. Most of the lithological boundaries have been drown using side scan sonar "Katran". The positioning was conducted using "Poisk" radiopositioning system and "Glonass" satellite navigation system. The map has explanatory note, Riga, 1997.

OriginatorsLatvian Environmental, Gelology and Meteorological Centre
Availability 
OrganisationLatvian Environmental, Gelology and Meteorological Centre
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge
Administration 
Collating centreFaculty of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Latvia (LU)
Local identifierLatMP04
Global identifier5870
Last revised2013-03-26