The Marine Topic Centre (M-FDC)

   M-FDC

Within the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food’s organisational structure, the Marine Topic Centre (M-FDC) is placed in the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University. M-FDC is responsible for the Ministry of the Environment’s assessment of data on estuaries, coastal and open waters.

In addition, M-FDC has the following tasks:

  • obligations in relation to agreements made or to be made within the framework of the nation-wide monitoring programme of the aquatic environment (until 31 December 2003: NOVA; hereafter NOVANA) and
  • obligations as a national focal point in relation to the European Environment Agency.

The majority of the Topic Centre’s activities are based on the NOVANA programme. Moreover, the Centre participates in the international cooperation on protection and monitoring of the Baltic Sea environment (HELCOM) and the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR).

 

 

Topic Centre manager

Henrik Fossing

Senior Researcher

Publications and news

New publications available from the Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, including reports prepared by members of the Marine Topic Centre, can be found at the DCE website under the menu Publications.

Oxygen depletion

The Marine Topic Centre publishes four reports every year on oxygen conditions and oxygen depletion in Danish waters.

Link to website about oxygen depletion.