Report of the ICES Advisory Committee on Marine Pollution, 1988
This report commences with a summary of the progress made in respect to work requested by the Oslo and Paris Commissions and the Helsinki Commission. It then contains an examination of monitoring strategies, starting with a review of the reasons for and categories of monitoring and thereafter making proposals for the development of future monitoring programmes. This is followed by an account of the progress being made in the monitoring of temporal trends in contaminant concentrations in biota and in sediments. The next section of the report provides guidelines for the use of benthos studies in monitoring programmes.
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