Progress reports

Deliverable Delivery month
Establishment of communication & dissemination plan August 2017
Establishment of website September 2017
Review on experimental practices and informative endpoints in MP studies June 2018
Report on quantification of MP discharge from WWTP including sanitary sewer overflow events, to the Baltic Sea June 2018
Short report on the strengths and weaknesses of different beach sampling methods August 2018
Completion of the MP/ML database August 2018
1st Periodic progress report August 2018
Report on an optimised or new procedure for purification and enzymatic digestion for environmental samples December 2018
Completion of the semi-automatic sample evaluation system December 2018
Estimates of ingestion frequency of MP by copepods and mysids at varying food levels April 2019
Report on role of MP as vector for organic contaminantes June 2019
Report on cost-effective MP/ML monitoring strategies August 2019
2nd Periodic progress report August 2019
Publication on MP abundance and compostition in the Baltic Sea August 2019
Report evaluating MP capacity as carriers of organic pollutants to Baltic invertebrates and fish, with particular focus on developing principles for setting GES October 2019
Report on food web effects of MP in the Baltic to the task groups for Descriptors 4 (HELCOM HOLAS, HOLAS II) and presentations for HELCOM and OSPAR “Food web” groups October 2019
Publication on the role of MP as vector for pro- and eukaryotes December 2019
Report on MP degradation rates, which will be integrated into the models by WP5 December 2019
Report on reduction of MP through a selection of different waste water treatment technologies December 2019
Publication on MP/ML assessment of avoidance measures Febuary 2020

BONUS MICROPOLL has received funding from BONUS (Art 185), funded jointly by the EU and Baltic Sea national funding institutions.