Eutrophication of freshwater and coastal marine ecosystems a global problem

  title={Eutrophication of freshwater and coastal marine ecosystems a global problem},
  author={Val H. Smith},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
  • V. Smith
  • Published 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
Goal, Scope and BackgroundHumans now strongly influence almost every major aquatic ecosystem, and their activities have dramatically altered the fluxes of growth-limiting nutrients from the landscape to receiving waters. Unfortunately, these nutrient inputs have had profound negative effects upon the quality of surface waters worldwide. This review examines how eutrophication influences the biomass and species composition of algae in both freshwater and costal marine systems.Main FeaturesAn… 

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