AMAP Faroe Islands 2013 - 2016: Heavy Metals and POPs Core Programme

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The present report is part of the national contribution to the international Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), under the umbrella of the Arctic Council. The report summarises the results of the core programme monitoring of heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments of the Faroe Islands. The monitoring is done according to guidelines adopted by AMAP, with adaptations that reflect the special Faroese pollution exposure issues and the experience gained from earlier work.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages103
ISBN (Print)978-99972-50-03-2
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • heavy metals
  • Persistent organic pollutants
  • Terrestrial environment
  • Freshwater environment
  • Marine environment
  • Monitoring
  • Faroe Isalnds


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