The project runs from 2014-2018. The first version of the
report was released in mid-2017 and can be accessed via the project web page stateofthebalticsea.helcom.fi. The updated report will be finalized by mid-2018.
The main building blocks are:
Distribution of human activities and pressures in the Baltic Sea. Cumulative impacts are assessed using the Baltic Sea Pressure and Impact Index
Indicator results based on
HELCOM Core indicators
Thematic assessments of Biodiversity, Eutrophication and Hazardous substances.
Economic and social analyses to support regional assessments of the use of marine waters and cost of degradation
Haldin Professional Secretary
(Gear WG, State and Conservation WG)jannica.haldin(at)helcom.fiTel: +358
40 485 5905
State of the Baltic Sea - First version 2017 - to be updated 2018 (PDF 19 MB)
The report contents are also available on the State of the Baltic Sea website
Baltic Sea Environment Proceedings No. 122: Ecosystem Health of the Baltic Sea - HELCOM Initial Holistic Assessment (2010; PDF 3.3 MB)