Characterization of transitional waters in the context of the WFD - Case studies of Portuguese estuaries

M. Cardoso Da Silva & V. Fl\303\264xo
In the European Union (EU) a first demanding Directive, associated with wastewater drainage and disposal was the 91/271/CEE concerning Urban Wastewater Treatment that imposes particular requirements when the receiving water bodies are estuaries. Further requirements were introduced by the Directive establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (2000/60/EC) the Water Framework Directive (WFD). For the implementation of the EU legislation it is of key importance to develop a comprehensive methodology...

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Characterization of transitional waters in the context of the WFD - Case studies of Portuguese estuaries

M. Cardoso Da Silva & V. Fl\303\264xo
In the European Union (EU) a first demanding Directive, associated with wastewater drainage and disposal was the 91/271/CEE concerning Urban Wastewater Treatment that imposes particular requirements when the receiving water bodies are estuaries. Further requirements were introduced by the Directive establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (2000/60/EC) the Water Framework Directive (WFD). For the implementation of the EU legislation it is of key importance to develop a comprehensive methodology...

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