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Table 1 WISER data available for developing metrics responding to eutrophication

From: Ecological status assessment of European lakes: a comparison of metrics for phytoplankton, macrophytes, benthic invertebrates and fish

WP BQE Countries # Water bodies
3.1 Phytoplankton BE, CY, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GR, HU, IE, IT, LT, LV, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, UK 2,063a
3.2 Macrophytes BE, EE, FI, IE, LT, LV, NL, NO, PL, RO, SE, UK 1,571
3.3 Benthic invertebrates BE, DE, EE, LT, LV, NL, PL, UK 193
3.4 Fish DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, IE, IT, LT, LV, NO, PT, RO, SI, SE, UK 445
  1. The data were split into four Workpackages (WP), each representing a single Biological Quality Element (BQE)
  2. aThe phytoplankton database also contains chlorophyll a data from 6,532 water bodies in Europe