Projects

2012 - Geographical distribution of pesticides used in agriculture: relationship between use and emissions into the surface waters

LOCATION
Belgium, Flanders
DATE
2012
CONTACT
Vlaamse Milieumaatschappij, MIRA: Stijn Overloop
DESCRIPTION

This study focuses on the quantification and geographic localization of the use of pesticides in the Agricultural sector and on determining their emissions to the surface waters. The study was part of the LIFE + project WEISS carried out by VMM and VITO (1 Jan 2010 - 31 Dec 2012.). The resulting maps from this study are input into the WEISS system for Flanders.

This report appears in the series MIRA Supporting Research of the Flemish Environment. This set contains the results of research focused on the scientific substantiation of the Environmental Report Flanders.

Report: Geographical distribution of pesticides used in agriculture: relationship between use and emissions into the surface waters (Dutch)