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Table 1 Investigated lakes, their ecological states and most important variables describing their dimensions

From: Evidence for antifouling biocides as one of the limiting factors for the recovery of macrophyte communities in lakes of Schleswig-Holstein

Lake Macrophyte statea Phytoplankton statea Surface area (km²) Catchment area (km²) Water residence time (a)
Lake Brahm 3 3 1.1 58.9 0.3
Lake Diek 4 2 3.8 165.6 1.0
Lake Grebiner 3 0.3 1.0 7.7
Lake Lang 5 2 1.4 31.7 0.8
Lake Sankelmarker 5 2 0.6 18.8 0.6
Lake Selenter 1 2 21.2 60.0 15.4
Lake Suhrer 2 2 1.4 4.1 8.8
Lake Trammer 4 2 1.6 4.2 13.8
  1. aRanking according to WFD ranging from 1 (very good) to 5 (bad); data were kindly provided by the State Office for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas (LLUR)