AMAP Core Monitoring Programme 2004-2005

Updated 2005-09-30

The project studies the development through time of contaminants (heavy metals and organic pollutants) in animals in Greenland.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Completed
Project time span
2004 - 2005
Data collection
2004 - 2005
Data processing
2004 - 2005
Data reporting
2004 - 2005

Contact information

Contact person
Frank Riget
Address
Frederiksborgvej 399 P.O.Box 358 DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Phone
+45 46301948
Fax
+45 46301914
Email
kd.umd@rff

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Heavy metals
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Freshwater fish
Lichens
Marine benthos
Marine fish
Marine mammals
Seabirds

Geography

Regions studied
Greenland

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
yes-all
Data centres
Freshwater TDC
Marine TDC
Terrestrial TDC
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
National and International AMAP Assessment Reports
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
Yes
Specimen banking information

Tissue samples kept at -20 C

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

NERI laboratories

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
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