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Monitoring heavy metals and PCB's in sediment (since 1978) in the Belgian Continental Shelf

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In 1978, a monitoring programme on heavy metals in sediment was started. Part of the research is done in the framework of the OSPAR convention for the protection of the seas. Mercury, lead, copper, zinc, chromium, nickel and aluminium are assessed.

Environmental quality/pollution, Environmental quality/pollution > Pollution levels & monitoring
Marine/Coastal, Brackish water, Heavy metals, PCB, Sediment, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1978 on [In Progress]

Heavy metals

Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Landbouw en Visserij; Instituut voor landbouw- , visserij en voedingsonderzoek; Kenniseenheid: Dier; Aquatisch Milieu en Kwaliteit, moredata creator

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-10-05
Information last updated: 2015-10-05
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