The data and resulting data products (tables, figures and maps) available on the indicator web page can be used freely given that the source is cited. The indicator should be cited as following:
HELCOM (2018) PAH and metabolites. HELCOM core indicator report. Online. [Date Viewed], [Web link].
Result: Polyaroma tic hydrocarbons (PAH) and their metabolites
Data: Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and their metabolites sediment data
Data: Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and their metabolites biota data
The core indicator evaluation is based on an extraction of data from the HELCOM COMBINE database, hosted by ICES. The database contains data from regular environmental monitoring carried out by the Contracting Parties of HELCOM.
The dataset has been used to evaluate the assessment period 2011-2016 for the purposes of the 'Status of the Baltic Sea' report.