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CLC changes between 1990 and 2006 (km2)
: Jul 29, 2011
: Jul 19, 2012
: Nov 29, 2012 11:34 AM
This is the latest published version.
Artificial surfaces (building development, infrastructure, etc.) increased the most between 1990 and 2006 as a proportion of total area.
Heath and scrub habitat increased (+ 5.9 %; more than 13 000 km2) and grassland decreased (– 1.2 %; more than 4 000 km2): both changes can be linked to land abandonment.
Wetlands decreased (– 2.7 %; more than 1 000 km2 in total) as a proportion of their total area whilst rivers and lakes increased (+ 4.4 %; more than 1 500 km2).
Nationally designated areas (CDDA), site boundaries - status 2012
Nationally designated areas (CDDA), 2010 - site centre points
Nationally designated areas (CDDA) site centre points - status 2012
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