Eutrophication in Water bodies. By: Kelly Toy. Overview. What is Eutrophication Eutrophication management Experiments Nitrogen or Phosphorus control Debate Case Study: Baltic Sea Recommendations. 1. What is Eutrophication?. Definition Sources Process Importance.
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Eutrophication in Water bodies
By: Kelly Toy
Removing microalgal blooms at the Olympic Sailing Venue, China.
Seagrasses covered with attached
algae in a Danish estuary.
1970’s Schindler Experiment
Effects on Lakes and Estuaries
D.W. Schindler found:
Only N inputs
N + P inputs
Experimental Lake 226
Evidence for each side
High Societal Stakes
Results should be well tested
Other ways to mitigate Eutrophication
We can reduce N and P inputs without expensive treatment
Control Measures for Runoff of both N and P:
Eutrophication is destroying aquatic ecosystems
Experiments and Observations
How do we manage N and P?
Societal effects on Countries