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

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

Reports and Studies No. 79

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...


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    Edition: 2009, #79 (64 p.)
    Authors: GESAMP
    Publisher: UNEP and UNESCO-IOC
    Journal series: GESAMP Reports and Studies