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Table 4 Natural environments mapped and classified in each city (hectares and proportion of area)

From: Characterisation of the natural environment: quantitative indicators across Europe

Level 1 Level 1.1 Level 2 Total areaa
Barcelona Stoke-on-Trent Doetinchem Kaunas
ha % ha % ha % ha %
Green Urban green space Parks 657.11 61.68 527.25 11.65 71.01 16.71 743.76 15.57
   Semi-natural/natural 3.23 0.30 1347.70 29.77 34.80 8.19 509.10 10.66
   Formal recreation 1.38 0.13 729.06 16.10 3.21 0.76 0.00 0.00
   Civic space 291.96 27.41 7.80 0.17 9.23 2.17 3332.22 69.75
   Functional/amenity 34.00 3.19 1111.07 24.54 100.42 23.64 1.34 0.03
   Natural/green corridor 73.58 6.91 176.68 3.90 57.66 13.57 54.26 1.14
   Derelict/vacant 4.04 0.38 627.82 13.87 4.37 1.03 136.49 2.86
   Residential gardens         
   Street greenery      135.10 31.80   
   Total urban green space 1065.30   4527.37   424.87   4777.16  
  Non-urban green space Woodland/forests 0.00 0.00 1861.99 10.38 859.55 16.25 1344.66 100.00
   Rural and agricultural land 0.00 0.00 16,077.11 89.62 4430.39 83.75 0.00 0.00
   Country parks 1696.31 100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
   Total non-urban green space 1696.31   17,939.10   5289.94   1344.66  
Water Freshwater (inland water) Lakes/reservoirs/ponds (standing water bodies) 0.00 0.00 97.38 78.58 20.02 30.91 631.10 47.88
   Rivers, streams, canals (linear water features) 9.00 27.17 26.55 21.42 44.74 69.09 687.08 52.12
  Marine/coastal including beeches (type of coastline) 24.12 72.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Total blue space   33.13   123.93   64.76   1318.17 1318.17
Total area of natural environments    2794.75   22,590.40   5779.57   7440.00 7440.00
  1. a% Figures are calculated as proportion of total area for each of the Level 1.1 group