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Reference conditions and EQOs for aquatic vegetation and macrozoobenthos

Reference conditions and EQOs for aquatic vegetation and macrozoobenthos »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Alf B. Josefsson , Karsten Dahl , Jesper H. Andersen , Jan Karlsson , Jens Kjerulf Petersen , Lars-Ove Loo , Jan Magnusson , Frithjof Moy , Per Nilsson , and Ole Schou Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312905

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Methodological Approach, Ecosystems, Aquatic Vegetation, Macrozoobenthos, Empirical Models, Anthropogenic

Development of a methodological approach to define and characterise type areas of selected elements of the ecosystems in the open parts of the Skagerrak and Kattegat. The selected elements are aquatic vegetation on...

Legislation on Biotechnology in the Nordic Countries
			: an overview

Legislation on Biotechnology in the Nordic Countries : an overview »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312738

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Biotechnology, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, Prenatal Diagnosis, Stem Cell Research, Cloning, Gene Therapy

The legislation on biotechnology varies markedly from one Nordic country to another. The aim of this report by the Nordic Committee on Bioethics is to give the reader information of the current status in the differ...

Interventions aimed at reducing the risk of acquiring Campylobacter from poultry products

Interventions aimed at reducing the risk of acquiring Campylobacter from poultry products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hjörleifur Einarsson , and Franklin Georgsson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312714

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Safety, Campylobacter, Salmonellosis, Poultry Products, Pathogens, Campylobacteriosis

Food safety is one of the main priorities of the Nordic ministers for agriculture, fisheries and food and has been underlined by the ministers Greenland declaration. One of the hazards associated with food consumpt...

Workshop on the Development and Management of Marine Protected Areas
			: May 7th to 15th, Kasnäs - Finland

Workshop on the Development and Management of Marine Protected Areas : May 7th to 15th, Kasnäs - Finland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Thomas K. Sørensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312493

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Marine Biodiversity, Fishery Resources, Kasnäs, Theoretical Tools, MPAs

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly being developed and utilised as management tools in efforts to protect and manage marine biodiversity and fishery resources in Northern European seas. In May 2004, a W...

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315630

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rapid Growth, Nanoparticle Industry, Nordic Countries, Engineering Techniques, Welding Fume, Carbon Black

Rapid growth in the nanoparticle industry is anticipated in the Nordic countries owing to highly focused national research and investment initiatives. Knowledge on consequences for occupational exposures to enginee...

Critical Review of "Metals Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals" (MERAG)

Critical Review of "Metals Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals" (MERAG) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena Parkman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315616

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Risk Assessment, Use of Metals, MERAG, NORAP, Chemical Safety Assessment, REACH Regulation

Risk assessment of metals may need specific guidance in how to handle natural background, essentiality, and long historical use of metals. It may also be necessary to take bio-availability into account. The aim of...

Nordic comments on the Health Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals
			: HERAG Fact Sheets

Nordic comments on the Health Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals : HERAG Fact Sheets »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marita Luotamo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315722

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, HERAG, Metal Industry, ICMM, Eurofer, Eurometaux, Fact Sheets

The HERAG (Health Risk Assessment Guidance Project) was initiated and financed by metal industry associations, represented by the International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM), the European Confederation of Iron...

Coexistence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops in the Nordic countries

Coexistence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karina L. Vintersborg , and Svend Pedersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314619

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Genetically Modified, Organic Crops, Conventional Crops, Liability, Compensation, Coexistence Rules

This report describes the status of adoption or preparation of regulation of coexistence between genetically modified (GM), conventional and organic crops in the Nordic countries by the end of 2006. At the time of...

Confidence rating of marine eutrophication assessments

Confidence rating of marine eutrophication assessments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): J.H. Andersen , P. Axe , H. Kaartokallio , M. Krüger-Johnsen , J. Molvær , C. Murray , and K. Norling

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321921

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Eutrophication, Transparent Scoring, Confidence Assessment, Marine Environment, Accuracy, Precision

This report presents the development of a methodology for assessing confidence in eutrophication status classifications. The method can be considered as a secondary assessment, supporting the primary assessment of...

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Leifur Gústafsson , and Kristinn Tómasson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Fatal Occupational Accidents, Prevention Strategies, Investigation Process, Registration Process, Agriculture

This report is a review of the Nordic countries systems regarding fatal occupational accidents, i.e. the reporting process, the investigation process, the registration process, the registries, and the legal statute...