Decaying lakes: the origins and control of cultural eutrophication

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Wiley, May 8, 1987 - Business & Economics - 254 pages
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A comprehensive introduction to eutrophication, the process by which the water quality of lakes deteriorates as a result of their increased levels of nutrients. (These nutrients, however, also increase the fertility of lakes.) The process normally takes centuries, but is accelerating as a result of man's activities in catchment areas. The book is divided into three parts. The first part looks at basic causes and control strategies; the second considers conflict between the natural environment and man's influence; the third presents the scientific basis of our understanding of both eutrophication and its control.

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Contents

Control Strategies
50
Biomass in Aquatic Systems
85
Nitrogen and Phosphorus
121
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Henderson-Sellers is the OPEN Consortium's leading proponent of the OPEN Process.

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