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Baltic Sea Region GIS, Maps and Statistical Database (UNEP/GRID-Arendal)
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Arable land in the Baltic Sea region
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Ratio of arable land out of total land use in the Baltic Sea drainage basin. Agriculture is one of the main contributors to the nutrient (in this case, primarily nitrogen) influx into the Baltic Sea, and thus a main driver for the eutrophication problems in the sea. The displays the situation at approximately 1990.