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Data set name

Cyprus Coastal Ocean Forecasting and Observing System (CYCOFOS) Remote Sensing Chlorophyll

Data holding centreCyprus Oceanography Center
CountryCyprus  Cyprus
ProjectCyprus Coastal Ocean Forecasting and Observing System(CYCOFOS)
Time periodFrom 2002 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

SE Levantine Basin, Eastern Mediterranean Sea, 31 to 35° N-32 to 33° E

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

Instruments

Satellite tracking system

Description 
Summary

Since 2002 the CYCOFOS HRPT ground receiving station has been providing regular remote sensing NOAA-AVHRR SST images of the Levantine Basin and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.

OriginatorsCyprus Oceanography Center
Data web sitehttp://www.oceanography.ucy.ac.cy/cycofos
Availability 
OrganisationCyprus Oceanography Center
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactGeorge Zodiatis
Address

Cyprus Oceanography Center
University of Cyprus P.O. BOX 20537
Nicosia

1678
Cyprus

Telephone+357-22893988-82-83
Facsimile+357-22895051
Emailgzodiac@ucy.ac.cy
Administration 
Collating centreCyprus Oceanography Center
Local identifier1101
Global identifier5947
Last revised2013-09-25