Chemistry

Data & products on marine water quality

The EMODnet Chemistry portal provides easy access to marine chemical data, standardised harmonized validated data collections and reliable data products, highly relevant to assess ecosystem status according to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Product visualisation

Have a look at animations of the visualisation services for:

  • browsing the spatial distribution of surface phosphate concentrations in European waters over time from 1990 to 2010
  • browsing the geo coverage of associated data observation points and retrieving graphics of these data sets as time series and profiles

Use case

EMODnet Chemistry contributed to EC IMPACT ASSESSMENT (Reducing Marine Litter: action on single use plastics and fishing gear)

EMODnet Chemistry contributed to the Commission Staff Working Document IMPACT ASSESSMENT (Reducing Marine Litter: action on single use plastics and fishing gear), SWD(2018) 254 final, with an analysis of plastics distribution coming from for 2 "metacategories", namely fishing gear and single use plastics. The study use the ICES DATRAS available data aggregated per MSFD regions and years.

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