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Levels and trends in marine contaminants and their biological effects - CEMP Assessment report 2021
This report summarises the 2021 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): https://ocean.ices.dk/ohat/?assessmentperiod=2021.
There were 14870 time series (of three years or more) in biota, of which 9467 were assessed for trends and 9852 for environmental status and 2781 for human health status; 5104 time series in sediment, of which 3213 were assessed for trends and 3839 for status; and 1228 time series in water, of which 836 were assessed for trends and 463 for status.