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Briefing D source code Land systems
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 European briefings
Briefing Soil
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 European briefings
Highlight Not just dirt: the importance of soil
Soil is connected to almost all aspects of our lives, yet we often take it for granted. To mark the International Day of Soil on December 5, we interviewed several project managers at the European Environment Agency (EEA) about this precious resource.
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Publication Consumption and the environment — 2012 update
Update to the European Environment State and Outlook 2010 (SOER 2010) thematic assessment
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Figure Degree of mean soil sealing per city — share of cities per class per country
The diagram shows the proportion of cities per country that falls in a particular class regarding the degree of average soil sealing.
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GIS Map Application European Soil Sealing V1
Raster data set of built-up and non built-up areas including continuous degree of soil sealing ranging from 0 - 100% in aggregated spatial resolution (100 x 100 m).
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GIS Map Application Artificial Surfaces in Europe
Built areas in Europe
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Figure Degree of soil sealing across Europe
The map shows soil sealing degree ranging from 0 - 100% in aggregated spatial resolution (100 x 100 m).
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Article C source code header Analysing and managing urban growth
Over the last decades, continuous urban expansion at rates much higher than population growth has resulted in a massive urban footprint on Europe – fragmenting rural space, blocking ecosystem services and increasing the demand for transport and energy.
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Article Urban soil sealing in Europe
Soil is the earth's living skin and provides us with essential services for life in our planet: production of food; infiltration and cleansing of water and protection against flooding; habitat for plants; areas for recreation and mental health; micro climate regulation, etc. It is such a crucial resource that it can't be ignored. However, particularly in urban areas, soil is being sealed off with increasing housing and infrastructure.
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