Pollution in the open oceans: a review of assessments and related studies

This report was prepared as a contribution to the Assessment of Assessments (AoA) start-up phase for a UN Regular Process for the Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socio-Economic Aspects, launched in 2005. It responds to a request from the Group of Experts, established to conduct the AoA, for GESAMP to examine the assessment landscape for pollution of the open oceans by shipping and through the atmosphere. A Task Team was convened for the purpose...

  • 2009 #79 (64p.)
  • Author(s): GESAMP
  • Publisher(s): UNEP, UNESCO-IOC
  • Journal Series GESAMP Reports and Studies


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