Eutrophication of Lakes
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ecosystems response to the addition of artificial or natural substances
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Eutrophication

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Eutrophication is an increase in nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus that increase algal growth. Depending on the degree of eutrophication, severe environmental effects can develop, which degrade water quality.

 

This article summarizes Eutrophication and everything about it. It differentiates between natural and human induced eutrophication, as well as explaining how eutrophication relates to fish kills

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Nutrient behind fresh water algae blooms pinpointed

Nutrient behind fresh water algae blooms pinpointed | Eutrophication of Lakes | Scoop.it

Ecologists have reviewed data from studies of controlling human-caused algae blooms in lakes and says controlling the input of the nutrient phosphorus is the key to fighting the problem.

 

 

This article talks about a case study that showed how nutrients are behind fresh water algae blooms. It also talks about where this occured and why it is like this.

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FSC (Field Studies Council) - Life in Freshwater

FSC (Field Studies Council) - Life in Freshwater | Eutrophication of Lakes | Scoop.it

Eutrophic lake with blanket weed covering the surface

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Eutrophication Visual

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This visual shows artificial and natural substacnes are added to ecosystems, the response of the environment are affected.

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Trying To Save World's Lakes: Controlling Nitrogen Can Actually Worsen Problems

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Grand Beach on Lake Winnipeg undergoing eutrophication. (Credit: Image taken by Lori Volkart

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All About: Water and Health - CNN.com

The next time you fall sick and someone suggests it's because of something in the water, they could be right. According to the World Bank, 88 percent of all diseases are caused by unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene.
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