The indicator is a response indicator. In 2017, in Turkey there were 180 laboratories operating within the scope of environmental legislation. The qualifications and the provinces of these laboratories can be inquired at the following location: http://lab.csb.gov.tr/yetkili-cevre-laboratuvarlari-i-82329
Within the scope of remote inspections, proficiency assessment tests have been being conducted for laboratories authorized by the Ministry since 2008. Number of profficiency assessment testing parameters was 31 in 2017.
GRAPH 109- NUMBER of LABORATORIES OPERATING WITHIN ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION BY YEARS
GRAPH 110- NUMBER OF PARAMETERS USED IN PROFICIENCY TESTS THROUGHOUT YEARS
Source: Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation, General Directorate of the EIA, Permit, and Inspection, Department of Laboratory, Measurement and Monitoring