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Percentage soil sealing by country

Data Visualization Created 09 Dec 2019 Published 25 Mar 2020 Last modified 25 Mar 2020
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The data source are aggregated country level figures from a version of the CUBE, derived by aggregating the three 100m status layers for imperviousness as published on the Copernicus Land Portal  (see links below). The data was also used for the existing EEA imperviousness indicator for 2006-2009 https://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/external/imperviousness-change-2006-2009-aggregated  and (for the 2012 data) in the indicator publication that is currently ongoing (2009-2012 period). The figures for 2009 are slightly different as opposed to the figures used here https://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/external/imperviousness-change-2006-2009-aggregated due to an improved method of aggregating the original 100m products to country level.

https://land.copernicus.eu/pan-european/high-resolution-layers/imperviousness

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Imperviousness density 2009-2012 aggregated to 10km grid cells provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)
Aggregated Imperviousness change information 2009-2012 provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)

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