10.Baltic Marine Environment Bibliography 1970-
The Baltic Marine Environment Bibliography covers bibliographic information on the Baltic Sea, i.e. all marine areas from the Gulfs of Finland and Bothnia in the east and north to the Belt Sea and Kattegat in the west. It contains references to reports including "grey literature", journal articles, books, conference proceedings, dissertations etc. The bibliography covers material from the year 1970, currently over 13 000 references.
The subject coverage includes all aspects of the marine environment of the Baltic Sea, for example ecology, fauna and flora, fisheries, hydrography, pollution, environmental impact, research, planning and administrative measures. Noticeable part of references deal with pollution problems. They cover nearly 40 % of the references. The geographical coverage includes the whole Baltic Sea area, i. e. marine areas from the Gulfs of Finland and Bothnia in the east and north to the Belt Sea and the Kattegat in the west.
The Helsinki Commission, or HELCOM, works to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all sources of pollution through intergovernmental co-operation between Denmark, Estonia, the European Community, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
Current publications, documents, manuals and guidelines.
See the Baltic Sea
Baltic Environmental Forum; Riga 2009
The book is available in English, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Russian