The Baltic Sea Experiment

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Research Objectives
Water and energy cycles
Climate variability and change
Tools for water management
Biogeochemical cycles and transport processes
Coupled Regional Climate Models
The Baltic Sea basin
The Baltic Sea
Global and Regional Climate Models
Questions and Answers

Some interesting facts about the Baltic Sea basin...

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  • ... that the amount of fresh water entering the Baltic Sea via direct groundwater inflow is only about 1.5% of the surface inflow through rivers? (1)
  • ... that the atmosphere is a considerable source for nitrogen entering the Baltic Sea? About 25% of total nitrogen load comes via the atmosphere. For phosphorus, it is only 1-5%. (2)
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