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Europe's Waterbase - Lakes

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Abstract: Waterbase is the generic name given to the EEA's databases on the status and
quality of Europe's rivers, lakes, groundwater bodies and transitional, coastal
and marine waters, and on the quantity of Europe's water resources. Waterbase -
Lakes contains water quality information for lakes in Europe. Measurements

Oxygen Saturation: %
Chlorophyll a: µg/l
Electrical Conductivity: µS/cm
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Description: Waterbase - Nutrients and organic matter in lakes.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 35.0   E: 30.0   W: -12.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: The European Topic Centre on Water
Dataset Title: Europe's Waterbase - Lakes
Dataset Release Date: 2004-03-31
Dataset Publisher: European Environment Agency
Version: 4
Online Resource:
Quality Data disclaimer: the data in Waterbase are sub-samples of national data
assembled for the purpose of providing comparable indicators of pressures,
state and impact of waters on a Europe-wide scale and the data sets are not
intended for assessing compliance with any European Directive or any other
legal instrument. Information on the national and sub-national scales should be
sought from other sources.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
European Topic Centre on Water, European Environment Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +45-3336-7100
Contact Address:
Kongens Nytorv 6
City: Copenhagen
Province or State: Copenhagen K
Postal Code: DK - 1050
Country: Denmark
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: ASCII Delimited
Fees: No fees
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-08-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23