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Levels and trends in marine contaminants and their biological effects - CEMP Assessment report 2022

This report summarises the 2022 annual CEMP assessment of levels and trends of contaminants and their biological effects. The full assessment is available online in the OSPAR Hazardous Substances Assessment Tool (OHAT): .

There were 15022 time series (of three years or more) in biota, of which 9875 were assessed for trends and 9899 for environmental status and 2813 for human health status; 6560 time series in sediment, of which 3332 were assessed for trends and 4957 for status; and 1402 time series in water, of which 1009 were assessed for trends and 494 for status. 



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