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The sections below address the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform and two online databases (e.g. how to use them; their importance) elaborated by the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR) of the University of Porto (Portugal): a) Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents; b) Fate, weathering, behaviour and toxicity of priority Hazardous and Noxious Substances.
 
The sections below address the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform and two online databases (e.g. how to use them; their importance) elaborated by the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR) of the University of Porto (Portugal): a) Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents; b) Fate, weathering, behaviour and toxicity of priority Hazardous and Noxious Substances.
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==1. Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform==
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The Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform was elaborated by CIIMAR  in the framework of the ARCOPOL Platform project (Platform for improving maritime coastal pollution preparedness and response in Atlantic regions) [http://www.arcopol.eu/ link title] and can be accessed in the following link [https://www.ciimar.up.pt/hns/ link title]. Therefore, this platform is available worldwide (e.g. for general public use) on the CIIMAR website.
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'''Note:''' This online platform is hosted at CIIMAR's servers.
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[[Image:HNS_online_platform.png|center|none|600px]]
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'''IN THIS HNS ONLINE PLATFORM, WE CAN FIND:'''
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* Two online databases:
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      * Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents;
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      * Fate, weathering, behaviour and toxicity of priority Hazardous and Noxious Substances.
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* Guidelines and protocols on environmental monitoring;
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* Dissemination material (e.g. e-learning courses);
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* Tools for the Portuguese coast (e.g. an environmental sensitive index).
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[[Image:Topics.png|center|none|600px]]
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This platform aims to support the preparedness and response to accidental spills (including Oil), in order to foster a '''more effective decision-making process.'''
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==2. Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents - an online database==
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Information on previous spill incidents occurred at the sea worldwide involving HNS can be found in one online database (Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents) elaborated by CIIMAR in the framework of the ARCOPOL plus project (Improving maritime safety and Atlantic Regions’ coastal pollution response through technology transfer, training and innovation).
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To access this database: click [https://www.ciimar.up.pt/hns/incidents.php link title] or select “HNS involved in former spill incidents” in the online platform. [https://www.ciimar.up.pt/hns/ link title]

Revision as of 03:07, 20 November 2017

The sections below address the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform and two online databases (e.g. how to use them; their importance) elaborated by the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR) of the University of Porto (Portugal): a) Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents; b) Fate, weathering, behaviour and toxicity of priority Hazardous and Noxious Substances.


1. Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform

The Hazardous and Noxious Substances Online Platform was elaborated by CIIMAR in the framework of the ARCOPOL Platform project (Platform for improving maritime coastal pollution preparedness and response in Atlantic regions) link title and can be accessed in the following link link title. Therefore, this platform is available worldwide (e.g. for general public use) on the CIIMAR website.

Note: This online platform is hosted at CIIMAR's servers.


HNS online platform.png


IN THIS HNS ONLINE PLATFORM, WE CAN FIND:

  • Two online databases:
     * Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents; 
     * Fate, weathering, behaviour and toxicity of priority Hazardous and Noxious Substances.
  • Guidelines and protocols on environmental monitoring;
  • Dissemination material (e.g. e-learning courses);
  • Tools for the Portuguese coast (e.g. an environmental sensitive index).


Topics.png


This platform aims to support the preparedness and response to accidental spills (including Oil), in order to foster a more effective decision-making process.


2. Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents - an online database

Information on previous spill incidents occurred at the sea worldwide involving HNS can be found in one online database (Hazardous and Noxious Substances Spill Incidents) elaborated by CIIMAR in the framework of the ARCOPOL plus project (Improving maritime safety and Atlantic Regions’ coastal pollution response through technology transfer, training and innovation).

To access this database: click link title or select “HNS involved in former spill incidents” in the online platform. link title