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A pragmatic and integrated approach for the evaluation of environmental impact of oil and chemicals spilled at sea: input to European guidelines Project website

The project will address issues that relate to the evaluation of the long lasting environmental impact of spill related to aging processes of substances from past accidents along the EU coastal zone. The project aims at implementing well-established methodologies based on biological marker measurements as decision-making criteria for the assessment of environmental impact of oil and chemical spill at sea and integrate them in existing EU guidelines. It also aims at proposing simple, cost-effective analytical tools based on biosensors as monitoring techniques.

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