1985

Sampling area

Saarländischer Verdichtungsraum Important, old-industrialised conurbation in Germany.
BR/NP Wattenmeere National park in the world largest connected sand and mud flats.
Sampling sites (humans) 4 university cities as sampling areas.

Specimen

Common bladder wrack Common brown alga of the coastal areas of the North and Baltic Sea
Blue mussel One of the most important edible mussel species common in the North and Baltic Sea
Common spruce A major primary producer in semi-natural and anthropogenic affected ecosystems.
Students Student groups with an even number of female and male students at the age of 20 to 29.

Analytes

Metals Eighty percent of all elements on earth are metals
Nonmetals Only eighteen elements in the periodic table
Organometallic compounds Organic substances with at least one metall atom
Chlorohydrocarbons Group of organic compounds with at least one covalently bonded chlorine atom
DDT and metabolites Toxic and persistent organochloropesticide
Hexachlorocyclohexane Several isomeric compounds among the group of chlorinated hydrocarbons
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Group of organic compounds with at least three condensed six-membered rings
Alkylphenol compounds Class of non-ionic surfactants and their degradation products
Flame Retardants Flame retardants reduce the flammability of objects
Supplementary parameters Additional information for the interpretation of contamination data