Strengthening of the Environmental Monitoring System in Albania (StEMA)

Project Description

The specific objectives of this assignment were to:

  • Establish and consolidate an updated and effective environmental monitoring system capable of tracking the status of environment by using the environmental norms and directives of the European Union as a general reference framework;
  • Improve data quality through the development of an up-to-date, cost-effective and sustainable integrated environmental monitoring system according to the standards of EEA and other relevant European institutions.

Services provided by SYKE

  • SYKE was in charge of creating and developing hydrobiological monitoring network for lakes, rivers and coastal waters covering major parameters according to WFD;
  • Training and detailed standard operational procedures were provided for phytoplankton, aquatic macrophytes, benthic invertebrates and fish;
  • Additionally SYKE assisted in developing databases and geographical information system for environmental data management system.

More information

Ms. Kati Pritsi, Project Coordinator, International Affairs Unit, Finnish Environment Institute

Published 2013-04-12 at 14:04, updated 2013-05-03 at 16:23

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