eutrophication

Asked by  | 15th Mar, 2009, 06:31: PM

Expert Answer:

Eutrophication is the process by which lakes and streams are enriched by nutrients (usually phosphorus and nitrogen) which leads to excessive plant growth. This reduces the dissolved oxygen content and often causes the extinction of other organisms.

Aswered by  | 16th Mar, 2009, 08:50: AM

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