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Lake restoration and biomanipulation in temperate lakes: relevance for subtropical and tropical lakes

  title={Lake restoration and biomanipulation in temperate lakes: relevance for subtropical and tropical lakes},
  author={Erik Jeppesen and Martin S{\o}ndergaard and N{\'e}stor Mazzeo and Mariana Meerhoff and Christina Wyss Castelo Branco and Vera Huszar and Flavio Scasso},
This introductory chapter to the book “Tropical eutrophic lakes: their restoration and management” gives a summary survey of the responses of temperate lakes to increased nutrient loading (the eutrophication process) and during remediation. Chemically and biologically conditioned resistance may cause a delayed response to the nutrient loading reduction and different methods of overcoming this resistance are briefly described. Biological restoration methods (termed “biomanipulation”) are… 

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