Local network of pollution control in Barentsburg (Spitsbergen)

Updated 2016-06-07

Local monitoring, Barentsburg: regular sampling, twice a year

Time frame

Project time span
not specified
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
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Data reporting
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Contact information

Contact person
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Boris N. Demin


Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

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.

• Organochlorines (OC) including polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) • Oil hydrocarbons including total hydrocarbons (OH) • Composition of the fraction of non-polar aliphatic hydrocarbons (NAH) • Volatile aromatic hydrocarbons (VAH) • Individual phenols (alkylphenols, chlorophenols and nitrophenols) • Heavy metals and arsenic Samples are collected at the following sites: • Atmospheric air • Snow cover • Soil • Sea waters • Surface waters • Bottom sediments • Land flora

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Data are collected and databases are created by North-West Branch, SPA Typhoon Networks:

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

data are used in Russian and international programs

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