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Unformatted text preview: Lakes • Eutrophic lake – high in nutrients – Oligotrophic – low in nutrients • Sewage and factory runoff adds nutrients to lakes – Results in explosive increase of phytoplankton – Banks become choked with weeds – Algae blooms deplete oxygen content • Results in fish death...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course BIOL 001 taught by Professor Nathan during the Spring '10 term at George Mason.
- Spring '10