Tamara Zalewska, Martin M. Larsen, Rob Fryer, Sara Danielsson, Elisabeth Nyberg, and HELCOM EN-HZ (HELCOM Expert Group on hazardous substances).
This version of the HELCOM core indicator report was published in July 2018
Metals HELCOM core indicator 2018 (pdf)
Older versions of the core indicator report are available:
HOLAS II component - core indicator report – web-based version July 2017 (pdf)
2013 Indicator report (pdf)
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