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Peer review and subsequent one-day workshop to scrutinise the draft application of the OSPAR Comprehensive Procedure prior to submission - ME2205

Summary Objectives
Establish the typical levels and the annual and seasonal variations in UK marine nutrient inputs to facilitate modelling of the most significant nutrient fluxes and their effects in the remote marine areas of interest or concern.

Key Customer Purpose
Project results will address the contentious issue raised as a concern by OSPAR and EU as to the UK contribution to nutrient loads. If the contribution of UK nutrients towards eutrophication in remote areas cannot be shown to be insignificant the UK could be obliged to take remedial action. This would result in additional economic burdens for industries such as agriculture and wastewater treatment.

Project Documents
• Final Report : Final Report   (1825k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2007

Cost: £10,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine Impacts              
Water Pollution              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine