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LinkTitleYearAction areaAvailable in print
Guidelines for Monitoring of Radioactive SubstancesHELCOM guidelines for Monitoring of Radioactive Substances2019Monitoring and assessmentNo
PLC-6 – background report2019Land based pollution; Industrial releases; Agriculture; Monitoring and assessment
PLC-6 – methodology2019Monitoring and assessment; Land based pollution; Agriculture; Industrial releases
PLC-6 – pilot case2019Industrial releases; Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessment
PLC-6 Executive Summary2019Industrial releases; Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessment; Pharmaceuticalsno
PLC-Water-Guidelines-2019HELCOM Guidelines for the annual and periodical compilation and reporting of waterborne pollution inputs to the Baltic Sea (PLC-Water)2019Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessmentno
BSEP151Thematic assessment of radioactive substances in the Baltic Sea 2011–20152018Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP153Sources and pathways of nutrients to the Baltic Sea2018Industrial releases; Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP155State of the Baltic Sea – Second HELCOM holistic assessment 2011–20162018Monitoring and assessment
BSEP158HELCOM Thematic assessment of biodiversity 2011-20162018HOLAS II; Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitatsno
BSEP159Thematic assessment of cumulative impacts on the Baltic Sea 2011-20162018Monitoring and assessment; HOLAS IIno
BSEP160Economic and social analyses in the Baltic Sea region – HELCOM Thematic assessment 2011–20162018HOLAS II; Monitoring and assessmentno
BSEP161Status of coastal fish communities in the Baltic Sea during 2011-2016 – the third thematic assessment2018Fisheries; Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitats; HOLAS II
BSEP162Inputs of hazardous substances to the Baltic Sea2018Industrial releases; Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessment; Pharmaceuticalsno
BSEP163Input of nutrients by the seven biggest rivers in the Baltic Sea region2018Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessment; Agriculture; Industrial releasesno
Guideline for the determination of heavy metals in sedimentGuideline for the determination of heavy metals in sediment2018Monitoring and assessment
Guideline on the determination of Perfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) in seawaterGuideline on the determination of Perfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) in seawater2018Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for monitoring Seal abundance and distribution in the HELCOM areaGuidelines for monitoring Seal abundance and distribution in the HELCOM area2018Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of dissolved oxygenGuidelines for sampling and determination of dissolved oxygen2018Monitoring and assessment
Implementation of the BSAP 2018Implementation of the Baltic Sea Action Plan 20182018Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Land based pollution; Marine litter and noise; Marine protected areas; Maritime spatial planning; Monitoring and assessment; Response to spills; Shipping; Species and habitats; Underwater noise; PharmaceuticalsNo
Guidelines for determination of chlorinated hydrocarbons in sedimentGuidelines for determination of chlorinated hydrocarbons in sediment2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for determination of PAH in sedimentGuidelines for determination of PAH in sediment2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for determination of POPs in seawaterGuidelines for determination of POPs in seawater2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for determination of salinity and temperature using CTDGuidelines for determination of salinity and temperature using CTD2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for measuring chlorophyll aGuidelines for measuring chlorophyll a2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for measuring Secchi depthGuidelines for measuring Secchi depth2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for measuring turbidityGuidelines for measuring turbidity2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for monitoring of mesozooplanktonGuidelines for monitoring of mesozooplankton2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for monitoring of non-indigenous species by eRASGuidelines for monitoring of non-indigenous species by eRAS2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for monitoring phytoplankton species composition, abundance and biomassGuidelines for monitoring phytoplankton species composition, abundance and biomass2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for monitoring reproductive status of seals in the HELCOM areaGuidelines for monitoring reproductive status of seals in the HELCOM area2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of ammoniumGuidelines for sampling and determination of ammonium2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of hydrogen sulphideGuidelines for sampling and determination of hydrogen sulphide2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of nitrateGuidelines for sampling and determination of nitrate2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of nitriteGuidelines for sampling and determination of nitrite2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of pHGuidelines for sampling and determination of pH2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of phosphateGuidelines for sampling and determination of phosphate2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of silicateGuidelines for sampling and determination of silicate2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of total alkalinityGuidelines for sampling and determination of total alkalinity2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of total nitrogenGuidelines for sampling and determination of total nitrogen2017Monitoring and assessment
Guidelines for sampling and determination of total phosphorusGuidelines for sampling and determination of total phosphorus2017Monitoring and assessment
HELCOM Guidelines for Management of Dredged Material at SeaHELCOM Guidelines for Management of Dredged Material at Sea2016Industrial releases; Monitoring and assessmentNo
HELCOM Reporting Format for Management of Dredged Material at Sea_2016HELCOM Reporting Format for Management of Dredged Material at Sea2016Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesNo
PLC-Water GuidelinesHELCOM Guidelines for the annual and periodical compilation and reporting of waterborne pollution inputs to the Baltic Sea (PLC-Water)2016Monitoring and assessment; Marine litter and noise; Agriculture; Industrial releasesNo
BSEP145_HighresUpdated Fifth Baltic Sea Pollution Load Compilation (PLC-5.5) – High resolution version2015Agriculture; Marine litter and noise; Industrial releases; Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP146HELCOM Activities Report 20142015Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Marine litter; Marine protected areas; Maritime spatial planning; Monitoring and assessment; Pharmaceuticals; Response to spills; Shipping; Species and habitats; Underwater noise; Marine litter and noiseYes
HELCOM guidelines for coordinated monitoring of wintering birdsHELCOM guidelines for coordinated monitoring of wintering birds2015Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitatsNo
Recommendations and guidelines for benthic habitat monitoring in the Baltic SeaRecommendations and guidelines for benthic habitat monitoring in the Baltic Sea2015Species and habitats; Monitoring and assessmentNo
Strategy for future PLC deliverablesStrategy for future HELCOM assessments  of inputs of nutrients and selected hazardous substances2015Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releases; Marine litter and noiseNo
Testing harmonized criteria for risk assessmentsTesting harmonized criteria for Risk Assessments2015Monitoring and assessment; Shipping; Species and habitatsNo
Testing monitoring methods for NIS in Baltic portsTesting monitoring methods for NIS in Baltic ports 20152015Shipping; Species and habitats; Monitoring and assessmentNo
BASE Final report – chapter 9 – RecommendationsBASE Final report –  chapter 9 – Recommendations2014Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Marine protected areas; Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitats; Marine litter and noiseNo
BASE Final report – chapter 6- MonitoringBASE Final report – chapter 6- Monitoring2014Monitoring and assessmentNo
BASE Final report – chapter 7 – IndicatorsBASE Final report – chapter 7 – Indicators2014Monitoring and assessmentNo
BASE Final Report – implementation of BSAP in RussiaBASE Final Report – implementation of BSAP in Russia2014Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Marine protected areas; Monitoring and assessmentYes
BASE Final report – IntroductionBASE Final report – Introduction2014Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Marine protected areas; Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP143Eutrophication status of the Baltic Sea 2007-2011 – A concise thematic assessment2014Monitoring and assessment; Agriculture; Marine litter and noiseNo
BSEP144HELCOM Activities Report 20132014Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Marine protected areas; Maritime spatial planning; Monitoring and assessment; Response to spills; Shipping; Species and habitatsYes
Manual for Marine Monitoring in the COMBINE Programme of HELCOMManual for Marine Monitoring in the COMBINE Programme of HELCOM2014Monitoring and assessment
Microplastics at a municipal waste water treatment plantMicroplastics at a municipal waste water treatment plant2014Marine litter and noise; Industrial releases; Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitatsNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2011Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20112013Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesNo
BSEP133Approaches and methods for eutrophication target setting in the Baltic Sea region (2013)2013Monitoring and assessmentYes
BSEP135Thematic assessment of long-term changes in radioactivity in the Baltic Sea, 2007-2010 (2013)2013Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesNo
BSEP136HELCOM core indicators. Final report of the HELCOM CORESET project2013Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP137Climate change in the Baltic Sea area. HELCOM thematic assessment in 20132013Monitoring and assessmentYes
BSEP138Red List of Baltic Sea underwater biotopes, habitats and biotope complexes2013Species and habitats; Monitoring and assessmentYes
BSEP139HELCOM HUB – Technical report on the HELCOM Underwater Biotope and habitat classification2013Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitatsNo
BSEP141Review of the Fifth Baltic Sea Pollution Load Compilation for the 2013 HELCOM Ministerial Meeting2013Monitoring and assessment; Marine litter and noise; Industrial releasesYes
BSEP142Chemical munitions dumped in the Baltic Sea2013Monitoring and assessment; Response to spills; Industrial releases; ShippingNo
Chemical Munitions Dumped in the Baltic Sea – Report of the ad hoc Expert Group Report of the ad hoc Expert Group to Update and Review the Existing Information on Dumped Chemical Munitions in the Baltic Sea (HELCOM MUNI)2013Monitoring and assessment
Monitoring and assessment strategyMonitoring and assessment strategy2013Monitoring and assessmentNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2010Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20102012Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP129ADevelopment of a set of core indicators2012Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP129BDevelopment of a set of core indicators2012Monitoring and assessmentNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2009Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20092011Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP128Fifth Baltic Sea Pollution Load Compilation (PLC-5) (2011)2011Monitoring and assessment; Marine litter and noiseYes
HELCOM Red List of Baltic Sea Breeding BirdsHELCOM Red List of Baltic Sea Breeding Birds2011Monitoring and assessmentNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2008Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20082010Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP120AHazardous substances in the Baltic Sea – Executive summary2010Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesYes
BSEP120BHazardous substances in the Baltic Sea2010Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesYes
BSEP122Ecosystem Health of the Baltic Sea – HELCOM Initial Holistic Assessment (2010)2010Agriculture; Fisheries; Industrial releases; Marine protected areas; Maritime spatial planning; Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitats; Marine litter and noiseYes
BSEP125Towards a tool for quantifying anthropogenic pressures and potential impacts on the Baltic Sea marine environment: A background document on the method, data and testing of the Baltic Sea Pressure and Impact Indices (2010)2010Monitoring and assessment
Report on observed non-indigenous and cryptogenic species in the Baltic SeaObserved non – indigenous and cryptogenic species in the Baltic Sea2010Fisheries; Shipping; Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitats
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2007Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20072009Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP115A – Executive summaryEutrophication in the Baltic Sea2009Monitoring and assessment; Agriculture; Marine litter and noiseYes
BSEP115BEutrophication in the Baltic Sea2009Monitoring and assessment; Agriculture; Marine litter and noiseYes
BSEP117Radioactivity in the Baltic Sea, 1999-2006 – HELCOM thematic assessment (2009)2009Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releases; Marine litter and noiseNo
BSEP119Hazardous substances of specific concern to the Baltic Sea – Final report of the HAZARDOUS project (2009)2009Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesYes
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2006Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20062008Monitoring and assessmentNo
Estimation of atmospheric nitrogen deposition to the Baltic SeaEstimation of atmospheric nitrogen deposition to the  Baltic Sea in the periods 1997-2003 and 2000-20062008Monitoring and assessmentNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2005Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20052007Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP108Heavy metal pollution to the Baltic Sea in 2004 (2007)2007Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesNo
BSEP110Long-lived radionuclides in the seabed of the Baltic Sea2007Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releasesNo
BSEP111Climate Change in the Baltic Sea Area – HELCOM Thematic Assessment 2007 (2007)2007Monitoring and assessmentYes
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2004Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20042006Monitoring and assessmentNo
BSEP104Development of tools for assessment of eutrophication in the Baltic Sea (2006)2006Monitoring and assessmentYes
BSEP106Biovolumes and Size-Classes of Phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea (2006)2006Monitoring and assessment; Species and habitatsNo
Estimation of atmospheric nitrogen deposition to the Baltic Sea in 2010Estimation of atmospheric nitrogen deposition to the Baltic Sea in 2010 based on agreed emission ceilings under the EU NEC Directive and the Gothenburg Protocol: Executive Summary2006Industrial releases; Monitoring and assessmentNo
Airborne nitrogen loads to the Baltic SeaAirborne nitrogen loads to the Baltic Sea2005Agriculture; Industrial releases; Monitoring and assessment; ShippingNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2003Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20032005Monitoring and assessmentNo
Evaluation of transboundary pollution loadsEvaluation of transboundary pollution loads2005Monitoring and assessment; Agriculture; Industrial releases; Marine litter and noiseNo
Dioxins in the Baltic SeaDioxins in the Baltic Sea2004Species and habitats; Monitoring and assessment; Industrial releases; FisheriesNo
Report by EMEP to HELCOM 2004_completeAtmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 20022004Monitoring and assessmentNo
Final Report of the ad hoc Working Group on Dumped Chemical Munition (HELCOM CHEMU)Final Report of the ad hoc Working Group on Dumped Chemical Munition (HELCOM CHEMU) to the 16th Meeting of the Helsinki Commission (March 1995)1995Monitoring and assessmentNo
Report on chemical munitions dumped in the Baltic SeaReport on chemical munitions dumped in the Baltic Sea1994Monitoring and assessmentNo
Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2012Atmospheric Supply of Nitrogen, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Dioxines/Furanes to the Baltic Sea in 2012Monitoring and assessmentNo
BALSAM Project Final ReportBALSAM Project Final ReportSpecies and habitats; Monitoring and assessmentYes
EMEP_MSC-W_Report_for_HELCOMReduction of Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition to the Baltic Sea and its Sub-Basins Achievable by Implementing Gothenburg Protocol/EU-NEC DirectiveIndustrial releases; Land based pollution; Monitoring and assessment