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Title: EU Ecosystem Assessment - Urban Ecosystem


Air pollutants emissions: Pressure indicator. Total air pollutants emission inside Functional Urban Areas. Air pollutants concentration: environmental quality indicator. Average air pollutants concentrations inside Functional Urban Areas. Municipal waste generated: Municipal waste are waste collected and treated by or for municipalities. It covers waste from households, including bulky waste, similar waste from commerce and trade, office buildings, institutions and small businesses, as well as yard and garden waste, street sweepings, the contents of litter containers, and market cleansing waste if managed as household waste. The definition excludes waste from municipal sewage networks and treatment, as well as waste from construction and demolition activities. This indicator is measured in thousand-tonnes and in kilograms per capita. Soil sealing: the indicator estimates the increase in sealed soil surfaces with impervious materials due to urban development and construction (e.g. ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  EU Ecosystem Assessment - Urban Ecosystem. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-10-10
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Geographic area European Union
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Language English
Data theme(s) Environment

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