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Neusiedler See (Ferto)

General Information

Description
Country Austria
Hungary
Latitude 47° 51' 0" (47.8500)
Longitude 16° 47' 0" (16.7833)
State
River Basin Danube

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Saline
Permanent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Biosphere Reserve
Species of Concern

LakeNet Programs

Exchanges Among Environmental Specialists on 20 Lakes in the Former Soviet Union and in Eastern & Central Europe

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
ILEC Database
Ramsar profile of sites in Austria
UNESCO MAB Biosphere Reserve

News

6/30/2013 - Alpine Lakes in Austria Reflect Climate Change
4/15/2003 - Hungary says no worry, wandering frogs will return

Additional Data Sources

Birkett, C., and I. Mason. 1995. A new global lakes database for remote sensing programme studying climatically sensitive large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 21 (3) 307-318.
International Lake Environment Committee, the United Nations Environment Program and Environment Agency, Government of Japan. 1997. World Lakes Database.

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