The Algal Bowl
Overfertilization of the World's Freshwaters and Estuaries

 

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The Algal Bowl
Overfertilization of the World's Freshwaters and Estuaries

by John R. Vallentyne (Author)
by David W. Schindler (Author)

 

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ISBN: 9781844076239

 

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Examines the effect of eutrophication on ocean estuaries. This book explains the science and strategies that are essential to understanding and protecting whole water systems from eutrophication and massive algae blooms. It is suitable for scientists, opinion leaders, policy makers, and concerned citizens.



Two of North America's leading water scientists joined forces to explain the science and strategies that are essential to understanding and protecting whole water systems from eutrophication and massive algae blooms. Scientists, opinion leaders, policy makers, and concerned citizens will find this fully revised and expanded second edition an unambiguous diagnosis and prescription for change.


 

ISBN 1844076237
ISBN13 9781844076239
Publisher Earthscan Ltd
Format Paperback
Publication date 20/11/2008
Pages 348
Weight (grammes) 551
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 229
Width (mm) 152

Preface * The Algal Bowl * Lakes and Humans *
Lakes are Made of Water *
How Lakes Breathe *
Phosphorus, the Morning Star * The Environmental Physician *
Detergents and Lakes * The Year of NTA * Understanding Eutrophication from Experiments in Small Lakes * Changes in the Eutrophication Problem Since the mid-20th Century * Using the Fossil Record to Interpret Past Eutrophication *
Recovery from Eutrophication * Eutrophication of Estuaries *
Signs or Solutions? * Bibliography, Index