Report No. 37 to the Storting (2008-2009)

Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Norwegian Sea— Report No. 37 (2008 – 2009) to the Storting

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1 Abbreviations

  • AIS Automatic Identification System

  • APA Awards in predefined areas

  • ACAP Arctic Contaminants Action Program (Arctic Council working group)

  • AMAP Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (Arctic Council working group)

  • CAFF Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (Arctic Council working group)

  • CBD Convention on Biological Diversity

  • CLCS Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

  • EEA Agreement on the European Economic Area

  • EMSA European Maritime Safety Agency

  • EPPR Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (Arctic Council working group)

  • FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • GDP Gross domestic product

  • HELCOM Helsinki Commission

  • HSE Health, safety and environment regulations

  • ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

  • IMO International Maritime Organization

  • IUU fishing Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

  • IWC International Whaling Commission

  • MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

  • MPA Marine Protected Area

  • NAMMCO North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission

  • NEAFC North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission

  • NOFO Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies

  • o.e. Oil equivalent

  • OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic

  • PAME Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (Arctic Council working group)

  • PCBs Polychlorinated biphenyls

  • SEAPOP SEAbird POPulations monitoring programme

  • SOLAS International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

  • TBT Tributyl tin

  • UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

  • QSR 2010 Quality Status Report (OSPAR)

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