The Danish Pesticide Leaching Assessment Programme. Monitoring results May 1999 - June 2013

Walter Brüsch (Editor), Annette E. Rosenbom, Nora Badawi, Lasse Gudmundsson, Frants von Platen-Hallermund, Carsten B. Nielsen, Finn Plauborg, Troels Laier, Preben Olsen

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Abstract

In 1998, the Danish Parliament initiated the Pesticide Leaching Assessment Programme (PLAP), an intensive monitoring programme aimed at evaluating the leaching risk of pesticides under field conditions. The objective of the PLAP is to improve the scientific foundation for decision-making in the Danish regulation of pesticides. The specific aim is to analyze whether pesticides applied in accordance with current regulations will result in leaching of the pesticide and/or its degradation products to groundwater in unacceptable concentrations.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherGEUS
Number of pages157
ISBN (Print)978-87-7871-388-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2015

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 2: Water Resources

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