Indicators

Preparation of biodiversity and hazardous substances indicators with targets that reflect good environmental status for HELCOM (including the HELCOM CORESET project) and improvement of Russian capacity to participate in operationalization of those indicators

 

This pilot project will contribute to the preparation of biodiversity and hazardous substances indicators with targets that reflect good environmental status for HELCOM (including the HELCOM CORESET project). The activity will also determine pressure indicators and aim to improve Russian capacity to participate in the operationalization of those indicators. The work is being carried out by the State University of St. Petersburg.

 

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Gravid femail of the amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus with eggs (dark color) in the marsupial camera and normally developed amphipod embryos (Stage I-VII) Photo: Nadezhda Berezina