Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme - an Arctic Council Working Group
The AMAP is one of six Working Groups of the Arctic Council.
AMAP is mandated:
- To monitor and assess the status of the Arctic region with respect to pollution and climate change issues.
- To document levels and trends, pathways and processes, and effects on ecosystems and humans, and propose actions to reduce associated threats for consideration by governments.
- To produce sound science-based, policy-relevant assessments and public outreach products to inform policy and decision-making processes.