Quality Assurance of AMAP data

Updated 2000-06-15

The aim of this project is to conduct quality assurance on the data of organic contaminants obtained in the Greenland / Faroe Islands / Denmark part of the AMAP projects.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1999 - 2001
Data collection
1999 - 2001
Data processing
1999 - 2001
Data reporting
1999 - 2001

Contact information

Contact person
Jesper Platz
National Environmenatl Research Institute Department of Environmental Chemistry Frderiksborgvej 399 DK-4000 Denmark
+45 46 36 35 52
+45 46 30 11 14
Other project contacts
Marianne Glasius, mag@dmu.dk

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Marine fish
Marine mammals


Regions studied
Marine TDC
Marine TDC
Marine TDC
Marine TDC

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
Data centres
Marine TDC
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
The data will be available for AMAP.
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
The data are planned to go in the AMAP second assesment report.
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.

The data samples will be collected in a number of ways depending on the matrix. Derek Muir, National Water Research Institute, Canada is responsible for a large number a the analysis of POPs in the Dansih part of AMAP. The reference to our own POP analysis methology is "Cleemann et al.; Journal af AOAC International, vol. 82, No. 5, 1999."

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

Cleemann et al.; Journal af AOAC International, vol. 82, No. 5, 1999.

Additional Information

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