WATER PORTAL CATALOG:


WMS Title Layer Name Abstract
   Water Economics
Map of costs of water abstraction for irrigation abscost Map shows the average cost in a country for farmers to abstract water for irrigation (incudes license and pumping costs). The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Map of comparitive price level comppric Map of the comparitive price level for each country   
Map of price elasticity for domestic water elasdoms Map of price elasticity for the domestic sector   
Map with the price of water for the domestic sector watprdom Map shows the average price in a country that citizens pay for domestic water use. The resolution of the map is 5x5km    
Map with the price of water for industry watprind Map shows the average cost in a country of water for industrial purposes. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Water Indicators
Soil Moisture Stress map smstress Map shows the average number of days in a year on which soil moisture levels are not sufficient to meet the vegetation water demand. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Water Quality
Equilibrium Phosphorous concentration Eqphos Map shows the estimated equilibrium phosphate concentration in rivers based on local lithology. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Water Quantity
Annual water availability for 1991-2010 Yr_Runof Map shows the simulated average annual water availability between 1990 and 2010 forced by gridded meteorological observations of JRC. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual precipitation for 1991-2010 Yr_Prec Map shows the observed average annual precipitation between 1990 and 2010 obtained interpolation of the meteorological observations available at JRC. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Water Exploitation Index + map (WEI+, based on net consumption) 2006 (excluding interbasin water transfers) nuts0wus WEI+ map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2006 on an annual basis, averaged per country. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Water Exploitation Index map (WEI, based on abstraction) 2006 (excluding interbasin water transfers) nuts0wab WEI map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2006 on an annual basis, averaged per country. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Water Use
Annual water abstraction livestock sector 2030 Liv2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from livestock in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction livestock sector 2006 Liv2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from livestock in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction irrigation 2030 Irg2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction by irrigation in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction irrigation 2006 Irg2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction by irrigation in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction manufacturing industry 2030 Ind2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the manufacturing industry in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction manufacturing industry 2006 Ind2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the manufacturing industry in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction energy sector 2030 Ene2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the energy sector in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction energy sector 2006 Ene2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the energy sector in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction domestic sector 2030 Dom2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the domestic sector in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction domestic sector 2006 Dom2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the domestic sector in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total consumptive water use 2030 cuse2030 Map shows the annual total consumptive water use in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total consumptive water use 2006 cuse2006 Map shows the annual total consumptive water use in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total water abstraction 2030 abst2030 Map shows the annual total water abstraction in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total water abstraction 2006 abst2006 Map shows the annual total water abstraction in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Water Exploitation Index
Regional Water exploitation map (consumption) 2030 weic2030 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Regional Water exploitation map (consumption) 2006 weic2006 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (consumption) 2030 weic30n0 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (consumption) 2006 weic06n0 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Regional Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2030 weia2030 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Regional Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2006 weia2006 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2030 weia30n0 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2006 weia06n0 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Global streamflow characteristics
Baseflow index (estimated) BFI4 The ratio of long-term baseflow to total streamflow (estimated)
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Baseflow index (observed) BFI4_obs The ratio of long-term baseflow to total streamflow (observed)
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Baseflow index (estimation uncertainty) BFI4_unc The ratio of long-term baseflow to total streamflow (estimation uncertainty)
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Baseflow recession constant (estimated) K Baseflow recession constant, the rate of baseflow decay (estimated)
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Baseflow recession constant (observed) K_obs Baseflow recession constant, the rate of baseflow decay (observed)
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Baseflow recession constant (estimation uncertainty) K_unc Baseflow recession constant, the rate of baseflow decay (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q1 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q1_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q1_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q5 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q5_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q5_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q10 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q10_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q10_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q20 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q20_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q20_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q50 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q50_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q50_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q80 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q80_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q80_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q90 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q90_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q90_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q95 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q95_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q95_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q99 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q99_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)
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Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q99_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)
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Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimated) QMEAN Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimated)
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Mean annual streamflow per unit area (observed) QMEAN_obs Mean annual streamflow per unit area (observed)
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Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimation uncertainty) QMEAN_unc Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimation uncertainty)
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Runoff coefficient (estimated) RC Runoff coefficient, the ratio of mean annual streamflow to precipitation (estimated)
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Runoff coefficient (observed) RC_obs Runoff coefficient, the ratio of mean annual streamflow to precipitation (observed)
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Runoff coefficient (estimation uncertainty) RC_unc Runoff coefficient, the ratio of mean annual streamflow to precipitation (estimation uncertainty)
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Annual flow timing (estimated) T50 Annual flow timing, the day of the water year marking the timing of the center of mass of streamflow. The water year is defined as the 12-month period from October to September in the Northern Hemisphere and April to March in the Southern (estimated)
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Annual flow timing (observed) T50_obs Annual flow timing, the day of the water year marking the timing of the center of mass of streamflow. The water year is defined as the 12-month period from October to September in the Northern Hemisphere and April to March in the Southern (observed)
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Annual flow timing (estimation uncertainty) T50_unc Annual flow timing, the day of the water year marking the timing of the center of mass of streamflow. The water year is defined as the 12-month period from October to September in the Northern Hemisphere and April to March in (estimation uncertainty)
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   Irrigation
Irrigation irrigation European Irrigation Map and the Assessment of Irrigation requirements aggregated to a grid of 10x10km. Dataset of irrigated areas (1/0)   
Crops Irrigation crops_irr European Irrigation Map and the Assessment of Irrigation requirements aggregated to a grid of 10x10km.Dataset of Irrigated areas by crop (crop code where irrigation = 1)   
   High Resolution Precipitation Datatasets
WA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN WA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks Climate Data Record (PERSIANN CDR) dataset.
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WA_MAP_1km_TRMM WA_MAP_1km_TRMM Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM 3B43) dataset.
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WA_MAP_1km_TAMSAT WA_MAP_1km_TAMSAT Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Tropical Applications of Meteorology using SATellite (TAMSAT) dataset.
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WA_MAP_1km_RFE WA_MAP_1km_RFE Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Rainfall Estimate dataset.
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WA_MAP_1km_GPCC WA_MAP_1km_GPCC Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) dataset.
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WA_MAP_1km_CMORPH WA_MAP_1km_CMORPH Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the CMORPH dataset.
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WA_MAP_1km_CHIRP WA_MAP_1km_CHIRP Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Climate Hazards Group Infrared Precipitation with Station data (CHIRP) dataset.
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SA_MAP_1km_TRMM SA_MAP_1km_TRMM Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM 3B43) dataset.
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SA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN SA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks Climate Data Record (PERSIANN CDR) dataset.
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SA_MAP_1km_GPCC SA_MAP_1km_GPCC Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) dataset.
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SA_MAP_1km_CMORPH SA_MAP_1km_CMORPH Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the CMORPH dataset.
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SA_MAP_1km_CHIRP SA_MAP_1km_CHIRP Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Climate Hazards Group Infrared Precipitation with Station data (CHIRP) dataset.
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   JRC assessment of water pressures 1.0
LUSI Indicator LUSI_Indicator_of_coastal_pressures Simple compound indicator of pressure on coastal and transitional areas, named 'Land Use Simplified Index' (LUSI) described in Flo et al. (2011) modified to be computed as a spatial indicator according to Pistocchi (2014, ch. 11)   
Saltwater Intrusion Saltwater_intrusion_indicator Simple compound indicator of pressure on coastal and transitional areas, named 'Land Use Simplified Index' (LUSI) described in Flo et al. (2011) modified to be computed as a spatial indicator according to Pistocchi (2014, ch. 11)   
Point N loads Point_Nitrogen_Loads Estimated nitrogen loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Point N concentrations Point_Nitrogen_Concentrations_in_rivers Estimated nitrogen loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Point P loads Point_phosphorus_loads Estimated phosphorus loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Point P concentration Point_phosphorus_concentrations_in_rivers Estimated phosphorus concentration (mg/l) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse N loads Diffuse_nitrogen_loads Estimated nitrogen loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse N concentrations Diffuse_N_concentrations Estimated nitrogen concentration (mg/l) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse P loads Diffuse_P_loads Estimated phosphorus loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse P concentrations Diffuse_P_concentrations Estimated phosphorus concentration (mg/l) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Potential urban loads Potential_urban_loads Load indicator for urban pollution (dimensionless) estimated on the basis of Heaney et al. (1976)'s model   
WEI cns WEI_cns Water exploitation index (WEI) computed for consumption (WEI_cns) within the JRC Water Blueprint Assessment, referred to surface waters only. The WEI is computed as the ratio of net consumption, i.e. excluding return flow, to water availability (loca   
WEI abstraction WEI_abs Water exploitation index (WEI) computed for abstractions (WEI_abs) within the JRC Water Blueprint Assessment, referred to surface waters only. The WEI is computed as the ratio of gross consumption to water availability (locally generated + flowing fr   
Total abstractions Total_abstractions Total water demand (including demand for irrigation, public withdrawals, industrial usages and livestock)   
Flow alteration (10%ile) Flow_alteration_10 Ratio between the number of days in the year without and with abstractions when river flow is below the 10%-ile of daily discharges. The conditions without and with abstractions referred to the same hydrological settings of the year 2006   
Flow alteration (25%ile) Flow_alteration_25 Ratio between the number of days in the year without and with abstractions when river flow is below the 25%-ile of daily discharges. The conditions without and with abstractions referred to the same hydrological settings of the year 2006   
Density of infrastructures in floodplains Density_infrastructures_floodplains Density of infrastructure within the 1 km neighborhood of rivers. The density of infrastructure (roads and railways) is estimated on the basis of the OpenStreetMap road and railway segments   
Percentage catchment area intercepted by dams Percentage_catchment_area_dams Share of catchment area intercepted by dams. NB: This analysis is still incomplete due to limitations in the Euro-Regional map dataset for dams, and should be regarded as provisional   
Agricultural Land cover in floodplains Agricultural_Land_cover_floodplains Share of the 1 km neighborhood of rivers which is agricultural land cover. Land use is evaluated from CLC 2006 data (not covering Greece)   
Artificial Land cover in floodplains Artificial_Land_cover_floodplains Share of the 1 km neighborhood of rivers which is artificial land cover. Land use is evaluated from CLC 2006 data (not covering Greece)   
Agricultural land cover in catchment area Agricultural_land_cover_catchment_area Share of agricultural and artificial land in the catchment area based on Corine Land Cover 2000 (CLC 2000) level 1 classes number 2 and 1 respectively   
Artificial land cover in catchment area Artificial_land_cover_catchment_area Share of agricultural and artificial land in the catchment area based on Corine Land Cover 2000 (CLC 2000) level 1 classes number 2 and 1 respectively   
Riparian vegetation in floodplain Riparian_vegetation_floodplain Presence of riparian functional areas: average riparian vegetation buffer width divided by floodplain width. The average vegetation buffer width is derived by aggregation of the vegetation maps described in Weissteiner et al. (2013)   

 

 

 

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WMS Title Layer Name Abstract
   Economics
Map of costs of water abstraction for irrigation abscost Map shows the average cost in a country for farmers to abstract water for irrigation (incudes license and pumping costs). The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Map of comparitive price level comppric Map of the comparitive price level for each country   
Map of price elasticity for domestic water elasdoms Map of price elasticity for the domestic sector   
Map with the price of water for the domestic sector watprdom Map shows the average price in a country that citizens pay for domestic water use. The resolution of the map is 5x5km    
Map with the price of water for industry watprind Map shows the average cost in a country of water for industrial purposes. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Indicators
Soil Moisture Stress map smstress Map shows the average number of days in a year on which soil moisture levels are not sufficient to meet the vegetation water demand. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Waterquality
Equilibrium Phosphorous concentration Eqphos Map shows the estimated equilibrium phosphate concentration in rivers based on local lithology. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Waterquantity
Annual water availability for 1991-2010 Yr_Runof Map shows the simulated average annual water availability between 1990 and 2010 forced by gridded meteorological observations of JRC. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual precipitation for 1991-2010 Yr_Prec Map shows the observed average annual precipitation between 1990 and 2010 obtained interpolation of the meteorological observations available at JRC. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Water Exploitation Index + map (WEI+, based on net consumption) 2006 (excluding interbasin water transfers) nuts0wus WEI+ map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2006 on an annual basis, averaged per country. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Water Exploitation Index map (WEI, based on abstraction) 2006 (excluding interbasin water transfers) nuts0wab WEI map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2006 on an annual basis, averaged per country. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Wateruse
Annual water abstraction livestock sector 2030 Liv2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from livestock in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction livestock sector 2006 Liv2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from livestock in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction irrigation 2030 Irg2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction by irrigation in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction irrigation 2006 Irg2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction by irrigation in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction manufacturing industry 2030 Ind2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the manufacturing industry in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction manufacturing industry 2006 Ind2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the manufacturing industry in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction energy sector 2030 Ene2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the energy sector in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction energy sector 2006 Ene2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the energy sector in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction domestic sector 2030 Dom2030 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the domestic sector in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual water abstraction domestic sector 2006 Dom2006 Map shows the annual water abstraction from the domestic sector in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total consumptive water use 2030 cuse2030 Map shows the annual total consumptive water use in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total consumptive water use 2006 cuse2006 Map shows the annual total consumptive water use in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total water abstraction 2030 abst2030 Map shows the annual total water abstraction in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Annual total water abstraction 2006 abst2006 Map shows the annual total water abstraction in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   Wei
Regional Water exploitation map (consumption) 2030 weic2030 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Regional Water exploitation map (consumption) 2006 weic2006 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (consumption) 2030 weic30n0 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (consumption) 2006 weic06n0 Map shows the total water consumption as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Regional Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2030 weia2030 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
Regional Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2006 weia2006 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2030 weia30n0 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2030, using a baseline land use projection for 2030 from the LUMP model. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
National Water exploitation map (abstraction) 2006 weia06n0 Map shows the total water abstraction as a fraction of available water in 2006. The resolution of the map is 5x5km   
   GSCD
Baseflow index (estimated) BFI4 The ratio of long-term baseflow to total streamflow (estimated)   
Baseflow index (observed) BFI4_obs The ratio of long-term baseflow to total streamflow (observed)   
Baseflow index (estimation uncertainty) BFI4_unc The ratio of long-term baseflow to total streamflow (estimation uncertainty)   
Baseflow recession constant (estimated) K Baseflow recession constant, the rate of baseflow decay (estimated)   
Baseflow recession constant (observed) K_obs Baseflow recession constant, the rate of baseflow decay (observed)   
Baseflow recession constant (estimation uncertainty) K_unc Baseflow recession constant, the rate of baseflow decay (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q1 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q1_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q1_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q5 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q5_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q5_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q10 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q10_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q10_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q20 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q20_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q20_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q50 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q50_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q50_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q80 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q80_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q80_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q90 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q90_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q90_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimated) Q95 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimated)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q95_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q95_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q99 Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (observed) Q99_obs Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (observed)   
Daily flow percentiles (estimation uncertainty) Q99_unc Daily flow percentiles, the percentage of time that the flow is exceeded (estimation uncertainty)   
Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimated) QMEAN Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimated)   
Mean annual streamflow per unit area (observed) QMEAN_obs Mean annual streamflow per unit area (observed)   
Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimation uncertainty) QMEAN_unc Mean annual streamflow per unit area (estimation uncertainty)   
Runoff coefficient (estimated) RC Runoff coefficient, the ratio of mean annual streamflow to precipitation (estimated)   
Runoff coefficient (observed) RC_obs Runoff coefficient, the ratio of mean annual streamflow to precipitation (observed)   
Runoff coefficient (estimation uncertainty) RC_unc Runoff coefficient, the ratio of mean annual streamflow to precipitation (estimation uncertainty)   
Annual flow timing (estimated) T50 Annual flow timing, the day of the water year marking the timing of the center of mass of streamflow. The water year is defined as the 12-month period from October to September in the Northern Hemisphere and April to March in the Southern (estimated)   
Annual flow timing (observed) T50_obs Annual flow timing, the day of the water year marking the timing of the center of mass of streamflow. The water year is defined as the 12-month period from October to September in the Northern Hemisphere and April to March in the Southern (observed)   
Annual flow timing (estimation uncertainty) T50_unc Annual flow timing, the day of the water year marking the timing of the center of mass of streamflow. The water year is defined as the 12-month period from October to September in the Northern Hemisphere and April to March in (estimation uncertainty)   
   Irrigation
Irrigation irrigation European Irrigation Map and the Assessment of Irrigation requirements aggregated to a grid of 10x10km. Dataset of irrigated areas (1/0)   
Crops Irrigation crops_irr European Irrigation Map and the Assessment of Irrigation requirements aggregated to a grid of 10x10km.Dataset of Irrigated areas by crop (crop code where irrigation = 1)   
   HR_Precipitations
WA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN WA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks Climate Data Record (PERSIANN CDR) dataset.   
WA_MAP_1km_TRMM WA_MAP_1km_TRMM Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM 3B43) dataset.   
WA_MAP_1km_TAMSAT WA_MAP_1km_TAMSAT Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Tropical Applications of Meteorology using SATellite (TAMSAT) dataset.   
WA_MAP_1km_RFE WA_MAP_1km_RFE Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Rainfall Estimate dataset.   
WA_MAP_1km_GPCC WA_MAP_1km_GPCC Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) dataset.   
WA_MAP_1km_CMORPH WA_MAP_1km_CMORPH Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the CMORPH dataset.   
WA_MAP_1km_CHIRP WA_MAP_1km_CHIRP Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across West Africa using the Climate Hazards Group Infrared Precipitation with Station data (CHIRP) dataset.   
SA_MAP_1km_TRMM SA_MAP_1km_TRMM Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM 3B43) dataset.   
SA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN SA_MAP_1km_PERSIANN Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks Climate Data Record (PERSIANN CDR) dataset.   
SA_MAP_1km_GPCC SA_MAP_1km_GPCC Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) dataset.   
SA_MAP_1km_CMORPH SA_MAP_1km_CMORPH Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the CMORPH dataset.   
SA_MAP_1km_CHIRP SA_MAP_1km_CHIRP Mean Annual Precipitation [mm/year] across South America using the Climate Hazards Group Infrared Precipitation with Station data (CHIRP) dataset.   
   Pressure_indicators
LUSI Indicator LUSI_Indicator_of_coastal_pressures Simple compound indicator of pressure on coastal and transitional areas, named 'Land Use Simplified Index' (LUSI) described in Flo et al. (2011) modified to be computed as a spatial indicator according to Pistocchi (2014, ch. 11)   
Saltwater Intrusion Saltwater_intrusion_indicator Simple compound indicator of pressure on coastal and transitional areas, named 'Land Use Simplified Index' (LUSI) described in Flo et al. (2011) modified to be computed as a spatial indicator according to Pistocchi (2014, ch. 11)   
Point N loads Point_Nitrogen_Loads Estimated nitrogen loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Point N concentrations Point_Nitrogen_Concentrations_in_rivers Estimated nitrogen loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Point P loads Point_phosphorus_loads Estimated phosphorus loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Point P concentration Point_phosphorus_concentrations_in_rivers Estimated phosphorus concentration (mg/l) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse N loads Diffuse_nitrogen_loads Estimated nitrogen loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse N concentrations Diffuse_N_concentrations Estimated nitrogen concentration (mg/l) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse P loads Diffuse_P_loads Estimated phosphorus loads (t/a) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Diffuse P concentrations Diffuse_P_concentrations Estimated phosphorus concentration (mg/l) in rivers, based on the model GREEN. Values refer to the year 2005   
Potential urban loads Potential_urban_loads Load indicator for urban pollution (dimensionless) estimated on the basis of Heaney et al. (1976)'s model   
WEI cns WEI_cns Water exploitation index (WEI) computed for consumption (WEI_cns) within the JRC Water Blueprint Assessment, referred to surface waters only. The WEI is computed as the ratio of net consumption, i.e. excluding return flow, to water availability (loca   
WEI abstraction WEI_abs Water exploitation index (WEI) computed for abstractions (WEI_abs) within the JRC Water Blueprint Assessment, referred to surface waters only. The WEI is computed as the ratio of gross consumption to water availability (locally generated + flowing fr   
Total abstractions Total_abstractions Total water demand (including demand for irrigation, public withdrawals, industrial usages and livestock)   
Flow alteration (10%ile) Flow_alteration_10 Ratio between the number of days in the year without and with abstractions when river flow is below the 10%-ile of daily discharges. The conditions without and with abstractions referred to the same hydrological settings of the year 2006   
Flow alteration (25%ile) Flow_alteration_25 Ratio between the number of days in the year without and with abstractions when river flow is below the 25%-ile of daily discharges. The conditions without and with abstractions referred to the same hydrological settings of the year 2006   
Density of infrastructures in floodplains Density_infrastructures_floodplains Density of infrastructure within the 1 km neighborhood of rivers. The density of infrastructure (roads and railways) is estimated on the basis of the OpenStreetMap road and railway segments   
Percentage catchment area intercepted by dams Percentage_catchment_area_dams Share of catchment area intercepted by dams. NB: This analysis is still incomplete due to limitations in the Euro-Regional map dataset for dams, and should be regarded as provisional   
Agricultural Land cover in floodplains Agricultural_Land_cover_floodplains Share of the 1 km neighborhood of rivers which is agricultural land cover. Land use is evaluated from CLC 2006 data (not covering Greece)   
Artificial Land cover in floodplains Artificial_Land_cover_floodplains Share of the 1 km neighborhood of rivers which is artificial land cover. Land use is evaluated from CLC 2006 data (not covering Greece)   
Agricultural land cover in catchment area Agricultural_land_cover_catchment_area Share of agricultural and artificial land in the catchment area based on Corine Land Cover 2000 (CLC 2000) level 1 classes number 2 and 1 respectively   
Artificial land cover in catchment area Artificial_land_cover_catchment_area Share of agricultural and artificial land in the catchment area based on Corine Land Cover 2000 (CLC 2000) level 1 classes number 2 and 1 respectively   
Riparian vegetation in floodplain Riparian_vegetation_floodplain Presence of riparian functional areas: average riparian vegetation buffer width divided by floodplain width. The average vegetation buffer width is derived by aggregation of the vegetation maps described in Weissteiner et al. (2013)   
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