Combining laboratory experience with research and policy developments, this book provides an insight into the historical background of marine monitoring, its regulatory frameworks and science–policy interactions.
With experience in the European Commission, the author draws from practical experience in research and policy implementation to present a concise review of marine monitoring on an international level.
The author deals with monitoring and related QA/QC principles, focusing on monitoring types, while describing general features of analytical methods used in marine monitoring.
The book concludes with a discussion about how to achieve metrology principles (measurement traceability) in marine monitoring.
1. Marine Monitoring: Historical Background, Regulatory Framework and Science–Policy Interactions.
2. Monitoring and Quality Assurance.
3. Types of Monitoring.
4. Analytical Methods.
5. Conclusions: Achieving Traceability in Marine Monitoring Measurements?
Philippe Quevauviller is Associate Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Belgium where he teaches as part of the Interuniversity Programme on Water Resource Engineering. He is also Policy Officer at the European Commission, where he is responsible for research programming in the area of security.
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