Nitrate and phosphorus concentrations in European freshwater bodies between 1992/1993 and 2003
Numbers of groundwater bodies, lake and river monitoring stations in brackets. Lakes: nitrate data from: Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia and UK; total phosphorus data from Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland and Latvia. Groundwater bodies: data from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Slovak Republic and Slovenia. Rivers: data from Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden and UK. Data are from representative river and lake stations. Stations that have no designation of type are assumed to be representative and are included in the analysis.
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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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