Comments to indicator 14.1.1 (a)

Chlorophyll-a series:
  From UN environment programme (UNEP) based on assessment of ocean colour in satellite pictures. The area is the Exclusive Economic Zone
  The series Chlorophyll-a deviations has been backcasted to include territorial waters. These measurements show variations in quantity of phytoplankton

Nutrients in Skopun (coastal waters):
  The measurements representing coastal waters outside of the fjords are taken in February when not disturbed by primary production

According to Faroe Marine Research Institute there is no basis to link the measurements of marine chlorophyll or nutrients in Skopun to eutrophication


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Source: Statistics Faroe Islands

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