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Development of National Marine Ecotoxicological Analytical Quality Control (CDEP 84/5/284) - ME4104

Description
SUMMARY OBJECTIVE.
The conduct pilot surveys in a number of UK estuaries to demonstrate and evaluate the use of biological effects techniques within the OSPAR CEMP related to the effects of PAHs, metals and TBT for UK monitoring purposes.

KEY CUSTOMER PURPOSE
To provide training to competent monitoring authorities with regard to the CEMP-rated biological effects techniques and the development of quality assurance schemes between agencies involved in the National Marine Monitoring Programme (NMMP).
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : ME4104   (20k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2003

Cost: £158,700
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Analytical Quality Control              
Biological Effects              
Ecotoxicology              
Environmental Protection              
Hazardous substances              
Marine conservation              
Marine Monitoring              
Monitoring              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine