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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
[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

[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
[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)
[Data Custodian] OSPAR
[Assessment Guidelines]
[Assessment tools available]  
[Nature of data] Unprocessed
BE7 - Dumping and placement of wastes or other matter at sea