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Black Sea DIVA 4D analysis of Water_body_phosphate

National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Bulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Marine Science and Technology
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas, NAS of Ukraine
Institute of Fishery Resources (IFR)
Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IO-BAS)
Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Kuban offing station, North-Caucasus HMS
Laboratory of Marine Ecology-Central Laboratory of General Ecology
Marine Hydrophysical Institute
Mariupol Marine Hydrometeorological Station, Ukrainian HMS
National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
North-Caucasus Regional Administration of Hydrometeorology of Roshydromet
Nothern Regional Administration of Hydrometeorology of Roshydromet
Odessa Branch of SOI (State Oceanographic Institute)
Odessa National I.I.Mechnikov University
P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Atlantic Branch
Sinop University, Fisheries Faculty
Southern Scientific Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography
State Oceanographic Institute (SOI)
Tuapse Hydrometeorological Bureau, North-Caucasus Centre
Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Institute - Marine Branch
Ukrainian scientific center of Ecology of Sea (UkrSCES)
EMODnet Chemistry
Publication Year
Temporal Extent (Data collection)
1960 to 2013
Water body phosphate; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Black Sea; Oceanography; Chemistry; Interpolated maps; DIVA; European seas
Resource Type
Data product
4 files

The "Black Sea DIVA 4D analysis of Water_body_phosphate" is the 4D gridded analysis for Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column in the Black Sea. The analysis was performed per season using DIVA software tool (Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis). The analyses products are stored as NetCDF CF files and made available as WMS layers for easy browsing and adding. Dynamic plots obtained as a combination of WPS/WMS (Density information available by colours, time series and vertical profiles) were uploaded to 'EMODnet Chemistry Viewing and Downloading Service'. Every step of the time dimension corresponds to a 10-year average moving from 1960 to 2013. The depth dimension spans from surface to the seafloor with 14 vertical levels. The data used as input for DIVA have been extracted from the EMODnet Chemistry Download Service:

Funding References
European Commission. SERVICE CONTRACT MARE/2012/10-lot 4 (SI2.656742)
European Commission. SERVICE CONTRACT MARE/2008/03-lot 3 (SI2.531432)
Access Rights
Aggregated data products are public domain and freely available for all users, following the specified citation format.
How to cite

National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa" (2015). Black Sea DIVA 4D analysis of Water_body_phosphate. Aggregated datasets were generated in the framework of EMODnet Chemistry II, under the support of DG MARE Call for Tenders MARE/2008/03-lot 3 and MARE/2012/10-lot 4.

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