Web-based open GIS tool for the presentation and management of monitoring and modelled data.

Run the GIS apps via the following links:

 The TIMMOD Web-GIS tool incorporates 3 levels of implementation. 

 Pilot test site 1:

 broader coastal area of Varna, Bulgaria


Monitoring datasets

Modelling dataset



 Pilot test site 2:

 broader coastal area of Batumi, Georgia


Monitoring datasets 

Modelling dataset

 Black Sea Basin   

Meteorological data 


An example of 

a) raster fields for BSB seawater Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) and Temperature (SST) with contour surface maps (upper graph), and

b) vertical distributions over the water column on points along the computational domain boundaries (lower graph),

in the Varna coastal area (pilot test case in Bulgarian waters), produced within the TIMMOD OFP for oceanographic modelling, is available:

The programming codes and building process within the R Studio working interface, e.g., arranging lists and relevant data structures in order to group GIS maps, created in Leaflet, are shown in the “Viewer” panel below; application refers to the coastal stations of field monitoring data in the Batumi pilot test within TIMMOD project.

This processing results to the following depiction outcome about Chemical and Phytoplankton parameters (PO4 and NO3 concentrations’ timeseries are shown here) in the Batumi coastal area’s part of the web-GIS app, supported in terms of dataset feeding by the TIMMOD Survey Pilot Demonstrations

For the Varna pilot test site, the TIMMOD web-GIS app offers the following monitoring field georeferenced datasets:

a) dual map representation of physicochemical datasets,

b) abundance of Turbot fish stock by Catch Per Unit Effort (CPUE; kg/km2) in raster mode for 2017,

c) vertical (along the water column) distribution of e.g., pH and other physicochemical parameters in selected field measurement points, 

d) SSS and SST point values, e) spatial polygons and spatial points projected for Rapana Venosa fields and Natura2000 areas.




TIMMOD activities at a glance

Group Activity T1

Inventory and promotion of innovative environmental monitoring technologies for assessment of fish stock and non fish living resources. This activity aims at the elaboration of an Inventory of Innovative water monitoring technologies for monitoring of chemical, physical and biological parameters, and assessment of living resources.

Group Activity T2

Assessment and recommendation on advanced hydro-environmental numerical tools for data handling, real-time control and forecasting of marine conditions in the Black Sea. The main aim is to broaden the focus of traditional data processing and numerical modelling approaches by taking into account the holistic perspective in the analysis.

Group Activity T3

Pilot demonstration project on innovative monitoring using advance methods and instruments. Selecting innovative instrumentation, data handling and numerical modelling tools that are going to be demonstrated in two sea areas/test sites in Varna and Batumi.

Group Activity T4

Innovation Strategy to improve joint monitoring, data sharing and cross border information exchange systems in compliance with Marine Strategy Framework Directive and Data Collection Framework. This activity aims to develop common Strategy for supporting the implementation of modern technological upgrade in joint environmental monitoring, in service of the cross border cooperation and data sharing systems.

TIMMOD activities are in full swing. Please contact us to follow TIMMOD activities progress in detail, as well as if you wish to receive latest technical reports elaborated by the project team.


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