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Nutrients in water bodies in the EU-27

Figure Created 02 Nov 2022 Last modified 10 Nov 2022
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The figure shows aggregated time series for monitoring sites (surface waters) or water bodies (groundwater). Only complete time series are included. The selected time series are aggregated by averaging across all sites for each year.

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River nitrate chart. The number of river monitoring sites included per country is given in parenthesis (2000-2020): Europe (1182), Austria (41), Belgium (34), Cyprus (14), Czechia (22), Denmark* (38), Estonia (36), Finland** (70), France** (241), Germany (122), Ireland** (17), Italy (25), Latvia (16), Lithuania (22), Poland (16), Romania (89), Slovakia (8), Slovenia (8), Spain** (250), Sweden* (113).

Groundwater nitrate chart. The number of groundwater bodies included per country is given in parenthesis (2000-2020): Europe (954), Austria (14), Belgium (37), Bulgaria (40), Cyprus (6), Czechia (64), Denmark (4), Estonia (18), Finland** (8), France (437), Germany (175), Ireland (66), Italy (10), Latvia (15), Malta (2), Portugal (10), Slovakia (16), Slovenia (6), Spain (26).

River phosphate chart. The number of river monitoring sites included per country is given in parenthesis (2000-2020): Europe (870), Austria (41), Belgium (28), Bulgaria (53), Croatia (23), Czechia (10), Denmark (40), Estonia (37), Finland (67), France (240), Ireland (11), Italy (18), Latvia (16), Lithuania (22), Romania (88), Slovakia (6), Slovenia (10), Spain (47), Sweden (113).

Lake total phosphorus chart. The number of lake monitoring sites included per country is given in parenthesis (2000-2020): Europe (335), Austria (27), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Croatia (3), Denmark (5), Estonia (8), Finland (168), France (1), Germany (6), Lithuania (3), Netherlands (6), Poland (9), Slovenia (3), Sweden (95).

 

* All data total oxidised nitrogen

**  Some data total oxidised nitrogen

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