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CSEMP: Clean Seas Environmental Monitoring Programme

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Description
CSEMP provides a coordinated approach to environmental monitoring in the UK's coastal and estuarine areas. more

The programme fulfils the UK's commitment to European directives including its mandatory monitoring requirements under the Oslo and Paris Convention (OSPAR) Joint Assessment Monitoring Programme (JAMP). The general aims of CSEMP are to
  1. Detect long-term spatial and temporal trends in physical, biological and chemical variables at selected estuarine and coastal sites
  2. Support consistent standards in national and international monitoring programmes for marine environmental quality
  3. Establish appropriate protective regulatory measures
  4. Coordinate and optimise marine monitoring in the UK
  5. Provide a high quality chemical and biological data set from the UK’s marine environment

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Environmental quality/pollution > Pollution levels & monitoring
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Benthic infauna, Fish diseases, Hydrocarbons, Long-term monitoring, Macrobenthos, Meiofauna, ANE, Celtic Sea, ANE, English Channel, ANE, Irish Sea, ANE, North Sea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Celtic Sea [Marine Regions]
ANE, English Channel [Marine Regions]
ANE, Irish Sea [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1999 on [In Progress]

Related datasets
Previous version:
NMMP - national marine monitoring programme, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2010-02-16
Information last updated: 2010-02-16
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