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ISBN 978 0 7559 5788 0
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Welcome to the eighth edition of 'Key Scottish Environment Statistics'
GeneralPopulation and Households: 1991-2031Gross Domestic Product ( GDP): 1977-2007Electricity generation by source: 2000-2006Motor traffic on all roads: 1993-2006
Public AttitudesPublic concern about environmental issues: 1991 and 2002Public concern about environmental issues: 2006
Global AtmosphereAnnual mean temperature: 1914-2007Annual precipitation: 1914-2007Net greenhouse gas emissions: 1990-2005Net carbon dioxide emissions by source: 1990-2005Column ozone measurements: 1981-2007
Air QualityParticulate (PM 10) concentrations: 1993-2007Nitrogen dioxide concentrations: 1992-2007Carbon monoxide concentrations: 1992-2007Ground level ozone concentrations: 1990-2007Sulphur dioxide concentrations: 1993-2007Emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from large combustion plants: 1996-2007Sensitive habitats affected by air pollution: 1996-2004
WaterPublic Water Supplies - Water abstracted and supplied: 2002/03 - 2007/08Drinking water quality: 1991-2007River water quality: 1999-2006Nitrate concentrations in rivers: 1993-2007Orthophosphate concentrations in rivers: 1993-2007Effluent compliance with discharge consents: 1996/97-2006
MarineNitrogen loadings from land to the marine environment: 1990-2006Compliance with the EC bathing water directive (76/160/ EEC): 1988-2007Percentage of commercial continental shelf finfish stocks at full reproductive capacity: 1998-2006
RadioactivityExposure of the population to all sources of radiation: 2003Activity concentrations in milk: 1966-2007
WasteWaste sent to landfill: 2000-2006Municipal Solid Waste ( MSW): 2000/01-2006/07Waste recycling behaviour: 2000-2007
LandBroad habitat change: 1990-1998Derelict and urban vacant land: 2002-2007Designated areas: 1991-2008Agricultural land use: 1982-2007Fertiliser application to crops and grass: 1986-2007Area of woodland: 1924-2008
BiodiversityStatus of UKBAP species and habitats in Scotland: 2005Status of wild bird populations: 1975-2004Catches of wild salmon: 1952-2006
FootnotesGeneral Public Attitudes Global Atmosphere Air Quality Water Marine Radioactivity Waste Land Biodiversity
Throughout this publication, a '-' represents figures that are not available and 'R' indicates that figures have been revised since previous publications.
Edited by John Landrock, Lorraine Gormley and Susan Walker.
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