Basin characteristics and nutrient losses: the EUROHARP catchment network perspective

F. Bouraoui, B. Grizzetti, G. Adelsköld, C. Siderius, A.A.M.F.R. Smit

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Abstract

The EC-funded EUROHARP project studies the harmonisation of modelling tools to quantify nutrient losses from diffuse sources. This paper describes a set of study areas used in the project from geographical conditions, to land use and land management, geological and hydro-geological perspectives. The status of data availability throughout Europe in relation to the modelling requirements is presented. The relationships between the catchment characteristics and the nutrient export are investigated, using simple data available for all the catchments. In addition, this study also analyses the hydrological representativity of the time series utilised in the EUROHARP project
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)515-525
JournalJournal of Environmental Monitoring
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

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