This is the second of a seven-part series on the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. This decade,...
In an interview with the IMA, Ms. Alison Clausen of the Paris Office of the United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural...
What Do We Do
The Environmental Quality Programme (EQP) conducts research to determine water, sediment, biota quality in the coastal and marine environment. This includes monitoring of pollutants such as nutrients, heavy metals, bacteria, and hydrocarbons. Data generated from these tests provide information on the effectiveness of pollution reduction strategies and mitigation control, and assist in the interpretation of pollutant effects on natural systems by identifying possible sources, and impacts such as bioaccumulation and eutrophication.