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Interaction between climate change, air pollution and related impacts

Interaction between climate change, air pollution and related impacts »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317917

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Recommendations from a Workshop, Climate Scientists, Air Pollution, Interaction between Climate Change, Air Pollution and Related Impacts, Copenhagen

This report contains the discussions and recommendations from a workshop held in Copenhagen 28-29 August 2008, where climate scientists and air pollution scientist from the Nordic countries were gathered to discuss...

Short- and long-term effects of accidental oil pollution in waters of the Nordic countries

Short- and long-term effects of accidental oil pollution in waters of the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316705

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Impact Assessments, Accidental Oil Spills in Nordic Areas, Risk for Major Accidents, Senistivity Atlases, Nordic Seas Have Specific Habitats, Different Sensitivities to Oil Spills

The main objective of the present report is to support Nordic Countries with environmental impact assessments of accidental oil spills in Nordic areas, in the work to control and reduce the cause of these effects....

Socio-economic costs of continuing the status-quo of mercury pollution

Socio-economic costs of continuing the status-quo of mercury pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Stefan Åstrom , Mohammed Belhaj , Elisabeth G. Pacyna , Anna Glodek , Jozef M. Pacyna , John Munthe , Damian Panasiuk , and Kyrre Sundseth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317467

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Pollutant, Mercury Pollution, Methyl Mercury, Mercury Contamination, IQ Losses, Contaminated Fish

Mercury is considered a global pollutant and it has been concluded that a significant portion of humans and wildlife throughout the world are exposed to methyl mercury at levels of concern. The Governing Council of...

Screening of phenolic substances in the Nordic environments

Screening of phenolic substances in the Nordic environments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Asger B. Hansen , Susanne Boutrup , Betty Bügel Mogensen , Maria Dam , and Pia Lassen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316811

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Phenolic Substances in the Nordic Environment, Long and Short Chain Alkylphenols, Bisphenols, Monoetoxylates of Octyl- and Nonylphenols, High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals, Environment Hazard to Aquatic Organisms

The aim of this Nordic study was to investigate the occurrence of different phenolic substances in the Nordic environment. The phenolic substances include both long and short chain alkylphenols, some bisphenols and...

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
			: In a Nordic Perspective

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) : In a Nordic Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316194

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Capture of CO2, Industrial Processes, Geological Storage, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Climate Context, Specifically Pertaining

Capture of CO2 from industrial processes and geological storage may become a major option to mitigate man-made emissions of CO2. This study aims at providing understanding of the current state of carbon dioxide cap...

The Environment and Public Procurement
			: Common Nordic Procurement Criteria?

The Environment and Public Procurement : Common Nordic Procurement Criteria? »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314459

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Public Procurement, Environmental Considerations, Common Nordic Procurement Criteria, Economy and national budget, National Auspices, Nordic Environmental Labelling Scheme

In order to assist public procurement in facing up to environmental considerations, criteria have been developed in the Nordic countries over the last 15 years for a number of product groups both under national aus...

Portfolio Credit Risk and Macroeconomic Shocks
			: Applications to Stress Testing Under Data-Restricted Environments

Portfolio Credit Risk and Macroeconomic Shocks : Applications to Stress Testing Under Data-Restricted Environments »

Volume/Issue: 2006/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miguel Segoviano Basurto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865431.001

ISBN: 9781451865431

Keywords: Portfolio credit risk measurement, macroeconomic shock measurement, multivariate density estimation, entropy distribution, credit risk, probability, equation, probabilities, Econometric and Statistical Methods: Other, Model Evaluation and Selection

Portfolio credit risk measurement is greatly affected by data constraints, especially when focusing on loans given to unlisted firms. Standard methodologies adopt convenient, but not necessarily properly specified...

Siloxanes in the Nordic Environment

Siloxanes in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Industrial Applications, Consumer Products, Car Polish, Nordic Environment, General Pollution of Siloxanes, Environmental Levels

Siloxanes belong to a group of substances used in a number of industrial applications and in consumer products such as additives in fuel, car polish, cleaners, anti foamiers and car waxes. Besides this, they are wi...

Analysis, Fate and Toxicity of Zinc- and Copper Pyrithione in the Marine Environment

Analysis, Fate and Toxicity of Zinc- and Copper Pyrithione in the Marine Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ingela Dahllöf , Dorthe Groth Petersen , Katja Grunnet , Rune Haller , Morten Hjorth , and Kristine Maraldo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311830

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Fate, Biocide, Anti-fouling Paints, Benthic Community, Pelagic Community, Marine Environment

Environmental fate and effect of ZPT, a booster biocide in anti-fouling paints for boats has been studied. Using a new analytical method for simultaneous determination of zinc- and copper pyrithione (ZPT/CPT) showe...

Workshop on Review and Assessment of European Air Pollution Policies

Workshop on Review and Assessment of European Air Pollution Policies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311632

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Policies, Air Pollution Strategy, Swedish Research Programme, Nordic Council of Ministers, EU CAFE programme, CLRTAP

The development of European policies on air pollution prevention is currently in an intensive phase. The European Commission Clean Air for Europe (CAFE) programme is preparing an air pollution strategy and the Conv...