Eutrophication of shallow lakes
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Eutrophication of shallow lakes modelling and management : the Lake Balaton case study : proceedings of a workshop organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences ... [et al.], 29 August-3 September 1982, Veszprém, Hungary

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Published by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria .
Written in English


  • Eutrophication -- Congresses,
  • Eutrophication -- Control -- Congresses,
  • Eutrophication -- Hungary -- Lake Balaton -- Congresses

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Statementedited by L. Somlyódy in collaboration with S. Herodek and J. Fischer.
SeriesIIASA collaborative proceedings series -- CP-83-S3
ContributionsFischer, J., Herodek, S., Somlyódy, L., International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.
LC ClassificationsQH96.8E9 E78 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 367 p. :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20906176M
ISBN 103704500658

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  The lakes, located in Japan (Lake Kasumigaura), People's Republic of China (Lake Donghu), and the USA (Lake Okeechobee), all are relatively large (>30 km 2), very shallow (lakes we found strong interactions among the sediments, water column, and human by: eutrophication of shallow lakes. The phenomenon of eutro- phication is more irregular in character and less satis- factorily understood for shallow water bodies than that for deep lakes. The research was focussed on Lake Balaton as the subject of a case study. There were three main con-. V.H. Smith, in Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Eutrophication, or overenrichment with nutrients, is an environmental issue of concern for wetlands, streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs inland surface waters are embedded in landscapes that vary extensively in their natural fertility. In addition, the supply rates of two key plant nutrients – nitrogen (N) and phosphorus. No wonder. then. that the request made by the Hungarian Member Organization of nASA to adopt Lake Balaton as a "real life laboratory" for an nASA case study fell on fertile ground. the more so since it appeared that shallow lake eutrophication had received less attention and was less well understood than that of deep lakes.

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