Average concentrations of nutrients in European groundwaters and surface waters (1992-2009) Fig. 1a: Nitrate in groundwater; Fig. 1b Nitrate in rivers; Fig. 1c Orthophosphate in rivers; and Fig. 1d: Total phosphorus in lakes
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Concentrations are expressed as annual mean concentrations. Only complete series after inter/extrapolation are included (see indicator specification). The number of groundwater bodies/river stations/lake stations included per country is given in metadata (see downloads and more info).
Fig 1a: Nitrate concentration in European groundwater 1992-2009
Fig 1b: Nitrate concentration in European rivers 1992-2009
Fig 1c: Orthophosphate concentration in European rivers 1992-2009
Fig 1d: Total phosphorus concentration in European lakes 1992-2009
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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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