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Barents Sea vulnerability index

Year: 2006 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Areas that are vulnerable to pollution from oil and chemical spills where identified using a multiple index in a geographical analysis. Factors, including shoreline sensitivity, corals, benthic conditions, sea birds, marine mammals, fish and fisheries and other sea resources where taken into account and weighed for their importance.
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