Nitrate concentrations in rivers between 1992 and 2008 in different geographical regions of Europe.

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The data series per region are calculated as the average of the annual mean for river monitoring stations in the region. Only complete series after inter/extrapolation are included (see indicator specification). The number of river monitoring stations included per geographical region is given in parentheses.


European data


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Regions with the number of river stations included per country is given in parentheses.

East: Czech Republic (70), Estonia (49), Hungary* (98), Lithuania (28), Latvia (39), Poland (106), Slovenia (24), Slovakia (53).

North: Finland* (143), Norway (10), Sweden* (113).

South: Spain (356).

Southeast: Albania (6), Bulgaria (79).

West: Austria (145), Belgium (29), Switzerland (6), Germany (147), Denmark* (39), France (315), Ireland (5), Luxembourg (3), Netherlands (9), United Kingdom (149).

(* = total oxidized nitrogen)


Geographic coverage

Temporal coverage


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