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Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality

Press release, January 16, 2019, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
The impact of nutrient load on the quality of coastal waters can now be modelled with improved precision and realism. Developed for the Gulf of Finland, Archipelago Sea and Bothnian Sea, the model for total coastal load offers a new tool for monitoring water quality, planning river basin management measures and assessing the environmental impact of various human activities, such as fish farming. The new model is included in Finland’s new Strategy for the Baltic Sea. Read more

Published 2018-11-16 at 14:07, updated 2019-01-17 at 9:33