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Kerkini Lake (GR)

Geographical location: Greece. Lake located just south of the Greek – Bulgarian border.

Type of waterway: artificial lake, a man made construction with a surface area of approximately 400 km2

Contamination type and problem: Biogenic sludge. The lake is not considered polluted for the time being. However, it is potentially threatened by uncontrolled waste disposal out of Greek borders. Continuous sludge deposition filling up the accretional space is the major problem at the lake.

Typical water depth: 1-20 m

Water conductivity: 350 μS/cm

Surveys performed: GPR/Seismic/DCR