Contaminant maps show the widespread, yet largely invisible, problem of contaminants in European seas
The set of maps provided by EMODnet Chemistry allow to display spatial data distribution and composition of contaminants based on data from 1970 to 2017, with a focus on the following contaminants: Anthracene, Benzo(a)pyrene, Cadmium, Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), Fluoranthene, Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), Lead, Mercury, Naphthalene and Tributyltin (TBT). This product is envisioned to provide a comprehensive information tool for marine policy and wider society, by forming the basis to find, understand, and interpret data about levels of marine pollution which is affecting us all. The product can be freely accessed through OceanBrowser in the EMODnet Chemistry portal and the specific web services (WMS, WFS) can be accessed through the Sextant catalogue.
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