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BASE consists of several components or 'pilot projects'. Each component is further explained behind the links. Here you can see an overview of the different components implemented under the BASE project.

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1. Progress with regard to implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Programme (JCP)

2.   Eutrophication segment

3.    Hazardous substances segment

  • Remediation of the oil-contaminated soil in the Kaliningrad port oil terminal
  • Identification of pollution sources of pharmaceuticals in waste water in St. Petersburg
  • Pilot study on synthetic microfibers and particles ("microplastics​") at a municipal waste water treatment plant in St. Petersburg

4. Biodiversity segment

5.  Monitoring activities

  • Assessment of nutrient loads to the Gulf of Finland entering from the Russian section of the Baltic Sea catchment basin
  • Identification of sources of hazardous substances in the Pregolya river catchment
  • Development of indicators in line with HELCOM requirements

6.   General activities with input to the Ministerial Meeting in Copenhagen October 2013

7.  Public awareness

  • Study tours for students from universitities in Kaliningrad and St. Petersburg
  • Public events in Kaliningrad related to the Curonian Spit National Park assets and marine protected zone extension
  • Activities for local schools on wild salmon population in the Luga river

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