Section 2 - Databases
This section provides information on available databases used in the risk assessment process. Each database is briefly described, its media availability and a source contact given. The databases are divided into two categories, the first consists of databases providing chemical / toxicological / ecotoxicological information (for effects assessment (Category 1)), the second consists of a variety of databases providing an assortment of information which can be used in selective risk assessment scenarios (Category 2). There is also a Category 3 which provides information on some on-line service and CD-ROM suppliers.
The information was obtained from a variety of sources such as product catalogues, the Internet and the Gale Directory of Databases (included in this section).
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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