Welcome to EMODNET Chemical portal
EMODNET is a pilot component for a final operational
European Marine Observation and Data Network ,
launched by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE).
EMODNET CHEMISTRY QUICK USERS GUIDE
aims to assemble fragmented and inaccessible
into interoperable, continuous and publicly available data streams for complete maritime basins.
EMODNET Chemical pilot is focused on the marine data groups of chemicals required for monitoring the Marine Strategy Directive:
- synthetic compounds (i.e. pesticides, antifoulants, pharmaceuticals),
- heavy metals,
- fertilisers and other nitrogen- and phosphorus-rich substances;
- organic matter (e.g. from sewers or mariculture);
- hydrocarbons including oil pollution.
It concerns the following geographical regions:
EMODNET Chemical pilot is coordinated by OGS and involves 25 partners from SeaDataNet network of NODC’s.
The contract has a duration of three years starting from June 2009.
To submit information, please contact the Coordinator Alessandra Giorgetti.
For any comment and changes related to the web pages please refer to Alessandro Altenburger