In this story map journal, you will find an overview of the environmental state of the city of Tartu and the surrounding areas in the last few years.
Table of contents
Use of groundwater and drinking water
Bore wells and quality of drinking water
River Emajõgi and its hydrology
Status of River Emajõgi
Quality of bathing water in Tartu city
Waste handling facilities and waste generation in Tartu city
Aardlapalu landfill and renewable energy from waste
3. AMBIENT AIR
Ambient air quality in Tartu city
Companies in Tartu with an environmental permit
4. BIODIVERSITY AND NATURE CONSERVATION
Protected areas and individual natural objects in Tartu
Building exclusion zones of the banks of water bodies
Other urban animals
Land use and its changes
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