AMAP Human Health Data Centre

Updated 2000-05-31

The objectives of the centre are: - to provide access to data from recent human health monitoring and research activities conducted as part of the AMAP national implementation plans. - to provide a means to ensure treatment of data in a consistent manner, uniform statistical analysis etc., including application of objective quality assurance procedures. - to begin the process of establishing a long-term archive of relevant Arctic monitoring data for use in future assessments of temporal trends etc. - to meet the ministerial request from the Alta Conference to include human health data in the AMAP thematic data centres.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1999 -
Data collection
2000 -
Data processing
2000 -
Data reporting
2000 -

Contact information

Contact person
Peter Bjerregaard
Address
National Institute of Public Health Svanemøllevej 25 DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark
Phone
+45 39 27 12 22
Fax
+45 39 27 30 95
Email
kd.tenldad@draagerrejb.p

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Heavy metals
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Human media

Geography

Regions studied
Arctic, Circumpolar

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
yes-all
Data centres
Human Health TDC
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Yes
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