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Data set name

FIMR Monitoring Data on Harmful Substances in Biota (fish and benthos) (1979-)

Data holding centreFinnish Environment Institute
CountryFinland  Finland
Time periodFrom 1979 to present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Baltic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in biota; Trace metalloid concentrations in biota; Concentration of other organic contaminants in biota

Instruments

Gas chromatographs; atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The data set includes the measurements for the Helcom Baltic Monitoring Programme (BMP). The data has been checked. Inorganic parameters are accredited (EN ISO/IEC 17025). Fish specimens are collected by Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute and delivered to FIMR for measurement. Benthic animals are sampled by FIMR only in early years.

OriginatorsFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Availability 
OrganisationFinnish Environment Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactRiitta Olsonen
Address

Finnish Environment Institute
Mechelininkatu 34a
Helsinki

00260
Finland

Telephone+358 40 182 3254
Emailriitta.olsonen@ymparisto.fi
Administration 
Collating centreFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Local identifier19001009
Global identifier2046
Last revised2009-11-24