AMAP Time Trend Programme

Updated 2005-10-03

The project includes analyses of PCBs, organochlorine pesticides, chlordanes and brominated flame retardants in seals, birds and fish from Greenland. The programme covers a period of five years to investigate temporal trends in the concentration levels of organic pollutants in Greenland.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
2001 - 2006
Data collection
2001 - 2003
Data processing
2002 - 2006
Data reporting
2002 - 2006

Contact information

Contact person
Frank Riget
Address
NERI Frederiksborgvej 399 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
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
Marine TDC
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
Yes
Specimen banking information

Ringed seals, black guillemot, shorthorn sculpin tissues, kept at -20 degree at NERI

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

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