Publications

GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre - Short Film

A short film introducing the GEMS/Water Programme

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Poster: GEMS/Water Regional Hub Latin America (UN Environment Assembly 2016)

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Poster: GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre - Support fro Africa (UN Environment Assembly 2016)

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Poster: GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre (UN Environment Assembly 2016)

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Poster: GEMS/Water Data Centre (UN Environment Assembly 2016)

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Poster: GEMS/Water (UN Environment Assembly 2016)

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Poster: GEMS/Water Programme

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Draft Work Plan (2016-17) of the Global Environment Monitoring System (Water) Programme, UNEP GEMS/Water

Following UNEA Resolution 1/9 a revised GEMS/Water Programme has been developed for adoption by the United Nations Environment Assembly at its second session (UNEP/EA.2/8) to which this draft work plan refers. It highlights the work plans and work flows including milestones for each of the components organized in work packages, related tasks and timelines. 

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Water Quality Assessments - A Guide to Use of Biota, Sediments and Water in Environmental Monitoring - Second Edition

This guidebook concentrates on the process of setting up monitoring programmes for the purpose of providing a valid data base for water quality assessments. The choice of variables to be measured in the water, the sediment and in biota are described in Chapters 3, 4 and 5 and the common procedures for data handling and presentation in Chapter 10.

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Technical Advisory Paper No.2: Goals and Targets for Global Water Quality Assessment

2005 marks the ‘UN Decade of Action: Water for Life,’ a ten-year framework within which the international community has committed to achieving water and sustainability goals and targets. The agenda and priorities contribute to the role that GEMS/Water plays as the water quality assessment resource for the United Nations system.

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