Details of Balchik meteo site


Dataset identification

Title of datasetBalchik meteo site
Narrative summary of datasetThe observing meteorological site Balchick is part of system for monitoring the parameters of the marine environment in the port areas and bays along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast developed under a contract between the Maritime Administration Executive Agency (MARAD) and Institute of Oceanology (IO-BAS). The technical design complies with the requirements of the one provided by MARAD terms regarding: safety of navigation in the sea and inland waterways of the Republic of Bulgaria; traffic control in the canals, ports of the Republic of Bulgaria and others, designated areas; monitoring the navigation environment, ensuring the safety of shipping
Summary of processing methodologymeteorological monitoring along coastal area
Start date2020-01-01
End date2020-12-31
Frequency of observationsminute to sub-hour

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameInstitute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Dataset formatDelimited
Public accessNo limitations
License for useODC-ODbL
Link to dataset after processing by data centre{D6D54D0A-DAFD-4599-B0CA-BF94AB1C9496}


Latitude north boundary43.04
Longitude east boundary28.165
Latitude south boundary43.04
Longitude west boundary28.165
Sea areaBlack Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeMeteorology
ParameterAir pressure
Air temperature
Atmospheric humidity
Wind strength and direction
Instrument typemeteorological packages
Instrument nameVaisala WXT510 weather transmitter
Instrument type1000 Hz top-bandwidth multi-channel seismic reflection systems

Process information

Submitting organisationBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre , Institute of Oceanology
Submission identifier (UUID)4f8363b9-12c0-49ad-8ccc-90ebb8d4bb25
Date of dataset creation2021-03-01
Date of metadata creation2021-03-24
Date of metadata latest revision2021-03-24
Date of publishing2021-03-26
Date of processed dataset publication2021-04-04
Processing data centreBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre , Institute of Oceanology
Summary record-ID751