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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...

Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures

Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Esben Würtz Sørensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321990

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ministers Environment, Health was a Prioritized Subject, Nordic Workshops, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Workshop Presentations

During the 2010 Danish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers environment and health was a prioritized subject. The aim was enhanced Nordic information exchange. To support this aim a number of Nordic worksh...

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahonen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainable Consumption, Environmental Action Plan, Environmentally Adapted Production Methods, Environmentally Conscious Consumption, Environment Oriented Product Range, Sustainable Life Styles

Sustainable Consumption is a focus theme in the Environmental Action Plan 2009-2012 of the Nordic Council of Ministers. As stressed in the Plan, the Nordic countries form a joint market with the same product range...

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321938

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers Appointed, Globalization Initiative, International Carbon Market, Development Mechanism Credit Market, Discussions on Opportunities, Environment and Finance Ministers

The Nordic Council of Ministers appointed, via the Globalization Initiative, the Nordic finance ministers to launch a joint Nordic project regarding the international carbon market. The purpose of the project was t...

Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas
			: Report from a workshop in Malmö, Sweden, 4-5 May 2010

Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas : Report from a workshop in Malmö, Sweden, 4-5 May 2010 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321471

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Seabird Populations, Western-Nordic Areas, Nordic Council of Ministers, Breeding Failures, Environment, Energy

Priority actions that will help counteracting the declining trends in seabird populations in Western-Nordic areas including Scotland are presented in the report Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas, Rep...

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Katrine Aspmo Pfaffhuber , Torunn Berg , Hannele Hakola , Katriina Kyllönen , John Munthe , Petri Porvari , Matti Verta , and Ingvar Wängberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321624

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia, Reduction Controls in EU Countries, Arctic Environment, Methyl Mercury Formation, Mercury Mobilization, General Predictions

Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia show a weak declining trend in mercury deposition which can be attributed to reduction controls in EU countries. Deposition of mercury in Arctic areas is likely to be governed...

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 2

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320962

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Eco-mamagement Systems, Small and Medium Enterprises, Diploma Schemes, Environmental Training for Personnel, Nordic Environment Network, Nordic Cooperation Between Existing EMS

The project fase 1 has reviewed five estbablished Nordic eco-mamagement systems (EMS) for small and medium enterprises (report TN 2009/558). These systems are different and this is problematical for companies opera...

Models for Children's Involvement 
			: Nordic countries mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Models for Children's Involvement : Nordic countries mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne Solberg , and Aina Winswold

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320665

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rights of the Child, Self-governing Territories, Local Environment, Publication was Produced, Norwegian Social Research, Nordic Council of Ministers

2010 is the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In honour of this, we present in this publication 23 selected articles about children's involvement in the Nordic countries and in the s...

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance:
			: Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance: : Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavian Multi-metric Indices, Moderate Ecological Quality Status, Environments of Good and High EcoQS, Water Framework Directive, Organic Pollution, Moderate Ecological Quality Status

In this study we compared three Scandinavian multi-metric indices to assess marine coastal benthic ecological status in seven different gradients of disturbance related to pollution. The indices measure in differen...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Network for joint R&D - Nibcor Phase 1&2

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Network for joint R&D - Nibcor Phase 1&2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lone Møller Sørensen , and Kristian Storgaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318495

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Collaboration, Comparative Analysis, Building Sector, Nibcor Project, Digital Built Environment, Industrial Complex

In November 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland decided to initiate a collaboration by approving an action plan for improved co-operation b...