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Record ID
103531
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-05-15 14:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-25 18:52 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Monitoring of Genetically Modified Organisms. A policy paper representing the view of the National Environment Agencies in Austria and Switzerland and the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation in Germany
Author
Zughart, W.; Raps, A.; Wust-Saucy, A.-G.; Dolezel, M.; Eckerstorfer, M.
Author’s contact information
Umweltbundesamt GmbH
Spittelauer Lände 5
1090 Wien/Österreich

Tel.: +43-(o)1-313 04
Fax: +43-(o)1-313 04/5400

office@umweltbundesamt.at

http://www.umweltbundesamt.at
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2011
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Table of Contents:

ZUSAMMENFASSUNG
SUMMARY
1 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
2 MONITORING IS BASED ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF GMOS
2.1 Introduction
2.2 The Environmental Risk Assessment of GMOs - Scope and Definitions
2.3 Basic requirements for the environmental risk assessment with relevance for monitoring
3 BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MONITORING OF GMOS (CSM AND GS)
4 CASE SPECIFIC MONITORING (CSM)
4.1 Scope of CSM
4.2 Interplay between the ERA and CSM
4.3 The CSM approach: Matching the objectives and implementing adequate monitoring tools
5 GENERAL SURVEILLANCE (GS)
5.1 Scope of GS
5.2 General surveillance: case-by-case and beyond
5.3 Interplay between CSM and GS
5.4 Types of effects to be covered by GS
5.5 The GS approach: Identification of potential adverse effects and selection of appropriate monitoring
parameters
5.6 Stepwise development of a GS plan
5.7 Existing monitoring schemes and networks
5.8 Farmer Questionnaires
6 MONITORING OF THE PRESENCE OF GMOS, PARTS OF GMOS AND TRANSGENE-PRODUCTS IN THE ENVIRONMENT
7 GMO REGISTERS
8 CONCEPTS FOR IDENTIFYING MONITORING OBJECTS AND INDICATORS
8.1 The role of hypotheses in the selection of indicators
8.2 Risk-analysis driven identification of indicator species
8.3 Linking protection targets, subjects of protection and GMOs
9 STANDARDISATION OF METHODS FOR MONITORING EFFECTS OF GMOS IN THE ENVIRONMENT
10 ADDITIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT STUDIES BASED ON MONITORING RESULTS
10.1 Definition of threshold values and adverse effects
11 PRESENT STATE OF MONITORING PLANS/MONITORING
11.1 Implemented monitoring plans for import and processing, food and feed uses
11.2 GM maize MON810
11.3 Amflora potato
11.4 Pending applications for cultivation
12 CONCLUSIONS
13 REFERENCES
ANNEX 1:  GMO MONITORING AND THE INTERCONNECTION WITH OTHER ELEMENTS OF THE REGULATORY PROCESS
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
  • PART III: Monitoring of Living Modified Organisms Released into the Environment
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
ISBN 978-3-99004-107-9
Publisher and its location
Umweltbundesamt GmbH
Environment Agency
Austria
Rights
© Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Vienna, 2011
Format
58 page PDF
Source
Open Source

   
   
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