“Global Atmospheric Mercury Assessment: Sources, Emissions and Transport” is
the response to the UNEP Governing Council's
decision 24/3 IV requesting
of a report addressing: “(a) Best available data on mercury atmospheric
emissions …” and “(b) Current results from modelling on a global scale and
from other information sources …”. This report, which is a summary report
for policy-makers was presented to the Governing Council in 2009.
The detailed "Technical Background Report to the Global Atmospheric Mercury Assessment"
(the fully referenced
scientific report) is also available
the summary report and the technical report have been subject to review by
Governments, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations
and other stakeholders.
Submitted information on emissions can be found on our website (Call
for information following the GC24 and
Call for information on point sources).
The above mentioned
reports takes into account the efforts of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership
Fate and Transport partnership area,
'Mercury Fate and Transport in the Global Atmosphere: Measurements, models
and policy implications' report that is available on the partnership area