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BE7 - Dumping and placement of wastes or other matter at sea

 
FieldDescriptionValidated Entry
[Table title]Name of monitoring programmeDumping and placement of wastes or other matter at sea
[ProgrammeDescription]Description of the monitoring programmeMonitoring quantity of dumped and placed  waste or other matter (including contaminants) in OSPAR Regions with focus on dredge material.
The report provides a brief summary and an overview of:
• the quantities of material deposited at sea (per country and overall);
• the quantities of material dumped;
• the quantities of material placed;
• the quality of material deposited at sea;
• comparisons to earlier years (per country and overall).
a three-year assessment ot evaluate OSPAR policy on waste and other matter
[OtherPoliciesConventions]Monitoring for other Union legislation or international agreements that contributes to the programme.OSP-CEMP
[Contracting Parties monitoring]

Which other countries are involved in practical implementation of this monitoring programme, and what is the degree of cooperation.

Coordinated data collection
IS, IE, ES, PT, NO, SE, DK, DE, NL, BE, FR, UK
[Contracting Parties supplying data] IS, IE, ES, NO, SE, DK, DE, NL, BE, FR, UK
[Contracting Parties with an "opt out"]  
[Temporal scope]Start (and end) date of the programme.1995 - 9999
[Spatial scope]Spatial coverage of the programme according to the jurisdictional zones of marine waters.Territorial waters
EEZ (or similar, e.g. Contiguous Zone, Fishing Zone, Ecological Protection Zone)
[Aggregation of Data]At which scale can the data from the sub-programme be aggregated for environmental assessments?Country, Subregion, Region,
[MarineReportingUnit]Area(s) where the programme takes place.marineSubregion
marineSubdivision

[Monitoring Purpose]

Purpose of the programme aimed at collecting data and information.Pressures in the marine environment
Environmental State and impacts
Effectiveness of measures
[MonitoringType]Type of monitoring (in-situ, remote sensing, etc.).Other
[Indicator Metric]Feature(s) monitored (ecosystem components, pressures, activities).ActivExtrNonLivingMinerals
[Elements]Element(s) monitored (e.g. species, habitats, contaminants). 
[Element Monitored] Physical loss / Contamination by hazardous substances
[Parameter Measured]Parameter(s) monitored.OTH
[Monitoring Guidelines/Monitoring Method in place]Guidelines/protocols describing the method for monitoring.OSP-013
OTH
[MonitoringMethodOther]Guidelines/protocols describing the method for monitoring.

OSPAR Guidelines for the Management of Dredged Material at Sea. (OSPAR Agreement 2014-06)
OSPAR Guidelines for the Dumping of Fish Waste from Land-Based Industrial Fish Processing Operations. (OSPAR Agreement 1998-21)

[Quality Assurance Procedures in Place]In addition to a specified method, is there any additional Quality Assurance used?National
[Quality Control]What type of Quality Control is used?Other QC (EAP)
[Data submission Frequency (and deadline)]Frequency of the monitoringYearly
[Applicable MSFD GES Criteria]Indicator(s) to which the programme contributes.NotRelevant
[Data Depository]Link to where monitoring data can be accessed (Art. 19(3)https://odims.ospar.org/
[Data Custodian] OSPAR
[Assessment Guidelines] https://www.ospar.org/documents?d=37513
[Assessment tools available]  
[Nature of data] Unprocessed
BE7 - Dumping and placement of wastes or other matter at sea