39-ME4211 - What is Water Eutrophication • • • Over...

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Unformatted text preview: What is Water Eutrophication? • • • Over abundance of nutrients added to a water ecosystem. Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorous (PO4) from waste water and agricultural fertilizers cause an overabundance of algae to bloom, which depletes the water of oxygen and results in the death of plant and animal life. Measured in kilograms Phosphate equivalent (PO4e). ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ME ME4211 taught by Professor Dr.a.vyas during the Winter '11 term at NYU Poly.

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