AMAP Oil assessment

Updated 2005-10-03

AMAP has decided to prepare an assessment of the environmental impacts of oil and gas developments in the Arctic and of pollution by petroleum hydrocarbons. The assessment is planned to be ready in 2006. NERI will co-ordinate the Danish/Greenlandic contribution.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
2004 - 2006
Data collection
2004 - 2006
Data processing
2005 - 2006
Data reporting
2005 - 2006

Contact information

Contact person
Anders Mosbech
Address
NERI Frederiksborgvej 399 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Phone
+45 46301934
Fax
+45 46301914
Email
kd.umd@oma

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Petroleum hydrocarbons
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Marine fish
Marine sediments
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
Marine TDC
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
Arctic Council Oil and Gas Assessment
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)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

Marine Research Institute (Bergen, Norway)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

CAFF, seabird working group

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