Land cover changes in 0-10 km coastal zone of European regional seas (1990-2000)
In general terms, the artificial use of the coastal zone has grown intensively especially in the Mediterranean (804 km2), and in the Atlantic (690 km2). The North Sea shows a smaller growth of artificial (235 km2), together with the Baltic Sea (142 km2) and the Black Sea with the lowest value of change (11 km2).
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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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