Eutrophication and restoration in temperate lakes

  title={Eutrophication and restoration in temperate lakes},
  author={Linda May and Justyna P. Olszewska and Iain D. M. Gunn and Sebastian Meis and Bryan M. Spears},
  journal={IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science},
  • L. MayJ. Olszewska B. Spears
  • Published 11 August 2020
  • Environmental Science
  • IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
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