Trends in winter nitrate and phosphate concentrations, and N/P ratio in coastal waters of the North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Mediterranean.

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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Trend analyses are based on time series 1985-2002 from each monitoring station having at least 3 years data in the period 1995-2002 and at least 5 years data in all


European data


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Number of stations in brackets. Atlantic (incl. the Channel and the Celtic Seas) data from: UK and ICES open-water stations. Baltic Sea (incl. the Kattegat) data from: Denmark, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and ICES open-water stations. Mediterranean data from: Italy. North Sea (incl. the Skagerrak) data from: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK and ICES open-water stations.

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