Further information

Further information available online.

On the OSPAR website

- Overview of Past Dumping at Sea of Chemical Weapons and Munitions in the OSPAR Maritime Area, 2010 Update
Report providing, in particular, the location of historical dump sites in the Ospar area.

- Assessment of the impact of dumped conventional and chemical munitions
Report updated in 2009.

- OSPAR Recommendation 2010/20 on an OSPAR framework for reporting encounters with conventional and chemical munitions in the OSPAR Maritime Area

 - Quality Status Report (QSR 2010)
 on dumped munitions.

 

On the HELCOM website

- Chemical weapons dumps in the Baltic
Page providing information on dump sites and HELCOM's actions.

 

The Swiss lakes

- Munitions dans les lacs préalpins suisses
Page by Swiss Federal Department of defence, protection of the population and sports (in French).

- Résumé du rapport sur l'évaluation des risques liés aux dépôts de munitions dans les lacs suisses et conclusions
Summary of the DDPS 2005 report (in French).

 

Other sources of information:

- Les munitions immergées, problème écologique majeur des prochaines décennies
Article by 3B Conseils from 6 August 2010 (in French).

- Munitions sous la Manche
Article on the opaleHistoires website on munitions dumped in the Channel (in French).

- Sensibiliser les gens au problème de l'immersion en mer des armes chimique
Article published in the Forum du désarmement - La sécurité maritime, 2010, n° 2, p. 49 to 58 (in French).

Last update: 05/06/2014