Definition: Surfaces covered by Waters
This relates to the part of the national territory to be reported, which is covered by surface waters. The national territory to be reported is defined as the surface enclosed by all inland borders and, if applicable, the normal base-line (low-water mark) on the seaward side.
(see also: Inland waters and Tidal waters)
Joint OECD/Eurostat Questionnaire 2002 on the State of the Environment, section on Inland Waters