9-Nov-2017: Data Dictionary will from now on generate different XML schemas for datasets and tables. The previous style is still available but is hidden. To generate an old schema for a dataset use GetSchema?id=DST and the dataset number. E.g. WISE-1. To generate an old schema for a table replace the id argument with TBL and the table number. E.g. DWD_AM.

18-Aug-2016: We are testing a new look for Eionet at the Data Dictionary website. The new design takes into account that bigger screens have become the norm. 

The Data Dictionary contains detailed information on the content, format and structure of each water data set: rivers, lakes, groundwater, transitional, coastal and marine waters, and water quantity.

Latest released definitions

Dataset definition Bathing Water Directive - Monitoring and Classification of Bathing Waters - 2019 18 November 2019
XML schema LCPandPRTR 15 November 2019
Vocabulary Observed property - biology EQR determinands 13 November 2019
Vocabulary Purpose 12 November 2019
Vocabulary Reason 12 November 2019
Vocabulary Participation 11 November 2019
Dataset definition Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive reporting under Article 15 - review 08 November 2019
XML schema Water Framework Directive 2016 04 November 2019
XML schema CO2 emissions from heavy duty vehicles (HDVs) 04 November 2019
Dataset definition WISE SoE - Biology in Rivers, Lakes, Transitional and Coastal Waters (WISE-2) 29 October 2019
Dataset definition WISE BWD - Bathing Water Quality Reporting under Directive 2006/7/EC 28 October 2019
XML schema EU Registry on Industrial Sites 08 October 2019
XML schema Flood Directive Schemas 01 October 2019
XML schema MSFD schemas 02 July 2019
XML schema necd-pams 23 May 2019
XML schema CoE Resolution No. 8 (2012) 08 April 2019
XML schema MMR Policies and Measures 12 March 2019
XML schema MMR Projections 12 March 2019
XML schema Reporting on Combustion Plants under Art 72 of the Industrial Emissions Directive 18 February 2019
XML schema Schemas for WFD EQS 2018 Reporting 11 December 2018
XML schema Noise Action Plans DF_7_10 03 July 2018
XML schema CO2 emissions from passenger cars 19 June 2018
XML schema CO2 emissions from light commercial vehicles (vans) 19 June 2018
XML schema dir200856ec 09 May 2018
XML schema dir200760ec 09 May 2018
XML schema dir199883ec 09 May 2018
XML schema Schemas for WFD Programmes of Measures 2018 reporting 26 April 2018
XML schema F-Gases Reporting 2017 02 March 2018



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