Title: European Topic Centre on the Marine and Coastal Environment

Funding Source: European Environment Agency (EEA)

Budget IMBBC: 205,430€

Start / End Date: 1996 - 2002

Web site URL:

Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

Efthimia (Efi) Cotou

Research Directions:

Biomarkers and bioassays


The objectives of this programme are: (a) the establishment of a Forum in order to facilitate the exchange and integration of existing data and information within the European Environment Agency (EEA) maritime area among regional intergovernmental organizations/conventions; (b) data management, validation, organization and dissemination; (c) identification of environmental indicators to assess major pressures and threats on the European coastal environment and (d) reporting on the state of the European and Pan-European regional seas.