Mean spring-summer concentrations of chlorophyll-like pigments
Observations are from SeaWiFS satellite. The concentration scale (µg/l) is valid only for oceanic waters and over-estimates the chlorophyll concentrations in coastal seas and the entire Baltic Sea to a large and variable degree, as a result of high concentrations of coloured dissolved organic material (yellow substance).
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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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