Is nitrate an oligotrophication factor in the Venice lagoon

@inproceedings{Izzo1997IsNA,
  title={Is nitrate an oligotrophication factor in the Venice lagoon},
  author={Giulia Izzo and Cristina Silvestri and Carla Creo and Andrea Signorini},
  year={1997}
}
Abstract Approximately 30% of the area in the Venice lagoon ecosystem shows a phenomena of seasonal instability. Hypertrophic conditions caused by increased anthropic stress, particularly during the years 1987–1991, have progressively favoured massive springtime blooms (up to 20 kg/m 2 , on a wet weight basis) of some species of macroalgae ( Ulva laetevirens ). During the years 1993–1994 this phenomena has not occurred, as the same area was covered by only 3 kg/m 2 , on a wet weight basis, of… CONTINUE READING