Introduction to “Water Resources Quality and Management in Baltic Sea Countries”
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This chapter introduces the book titled “Water Resources Quality and Management in Baltic Sea Countries” by presenting a summary of each chapter. The chapters are grouped into five themes to cover a variety of topics on water resources quality and management in Baltic countries including (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany). Thirteen chapters are presented in this book. The subjects include characteristics of water bodies in Baltic countries, water resources and their Baltic Sea reliability and overview of publications. The volume also discusses groundwater quality, wetlands, and water contamination management.
KeywordsWater resources Management Contaminant Groundwater Constructed wetlands Water bodies Baltic Sea countries Latvia Germany Russia Estonia Water quality
The editors would like to acknowledge the authors of the chapters for their efforts during the different phases of the book including their inputs into this chapter.
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