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Title (Primary) Use of freshwater resources in Europe – an assessment based on water quantity accounts
Author Zal, N.; Bariamis, G.; Zachos, A.; Baltas, E.; Mimikou, M.;
Publisher Künitzer, A.;
Journal ETC/ICM Technical Report
Year 2017
Department ASAM;
Volume 1/2017
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T32;
UFZ wide themes RU2;
Abstract The European Topic Centre on Inland, Coastal and Marine Waters published the first report on Use of freshwater resources in Europe 2002-2012 - Supplementary document to the European Environment Agency’s core set indicator 018 in April 2016. This second report is the updated version of that report by means of new data involvement. The current update covers spatial and temporal expansion of the European water quantity accounts with special focus on water use by economic sectors. The spatial cover of the European water quantity accounts expands to all member and cooperating countries of the European Environment Agency, while temporal coverage has been expanded from 2002 up to 2014.

This report is a building block of the EEA water accounts and a supporting document to the EEA’s CSI 018 “Use of freshwater resources indicator, and discusses in more detail the status of renewable water resources, water abstractions by environmental assets, water use by economic sectors
ID 18933
Persistent UFZ Identifier http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=18933
Zal, N., Bariamis, G., Zachos, A., Baltas, E., Mimikou, M. (2017):
Use of freshwater resources in Europe – an assessment based on water quantity accounts
In: Künitzer, A. (ed.)
ETC/ICM Technical Report 1/2017
European Topic Centre on Inland, Coastal and Marine Waters; Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH – UFZ, Magdeburg, 75 pp.