Eutrophication

Authored by: Robert Dresnack

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering

Print publication date:  June  2012
Online publication date:  June  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439804421
eBook ISBN: 9780203757659
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EESE6-120048514

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Abstract

This entry concerns itself with the nature of algae, the environmental factors affecting their growth, the nature of the entrophication problem (sources, relative quantities of nutrients contributed by these sources, threshold limits for the growth of aquatic plants), and various techniques for the removal of those nutrients usually associated with the eutrophication problem.

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