This document was compiled as the result of studies conducted by the GEF Black Sea
Environmental Programme from July 1993 to June 1996. Over 100 specialists have been
involved in gathering the information necessary for its preparation. The work of the
specialists was coordinated through a series of Working Parties based upon “Activity
Centres” which are National institutions which already have the basic infrastructure and
personnel to coordinate specific tasks in the region. Each Black Sea Government agreed to
host one of these Centres. The Working Parties themselves include at least one expert from
each of the Black Sea countries, together with additional expertise where appropriate.
The Activity Centres and their Working Parties are as follows:
In addition there are three Working Parties based upon the Programme Coordination Unit in Istanbul:
The following specialists, acting in their own capacity, were involved in the preparation of this text:
Integrated Coastal Zone Management:
Special acknowledgement is given to the contribution of Ms. Hanna von Vonderen and Mr. Ercan Citil, for organizing the documents and data for the assessment and to Ms. Meltem Ozturan, Bosphorus University and Ms. Zeynep Tugay, BSEP-PCU, for the formatting and production of the final document.
Overall concept, design and editing of the TDA was conducted by Dr. Laurence D.Mee,
The internet version of the TDA was prepared at the Database Laboratory, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Sevastopol, Ukraine, by:
under overall supervising by Dr. Vladimir Mamaev (BSEP-PCU).
|Welcome||What is the Black Sea Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis|
|Preface||A joint commitment to saving the Black Sea|
|Guide||Users’ guide to the Black Sea Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis|
|Contact||How to contact authors and designers|
|Acronyms||Abbreviations used in the Black Sea Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis|