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Marine and Freshwater

Definition(s)

All waters on the surface of the Earth including water found in streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, marshes or wetlands, and ice and snow. (Source: GEMET-LANDY / BJGEO)

In other languages

French
eau de surface
Russian
поверхностная вода
Spanish
aguas superficiales
Chinese, Simplified
地表水
Arabic
المياه السطحية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with surface water

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with surface water. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Stockholm Convention
Rotterdam Convention