Marine Eutrophication:: A Global Perspective, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Marine Eutrophication:

A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

By Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou

CRC Press

336 pages | 8 Color Illus. | 30 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780815369059
pub: 2019-09-30
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Marine eutrophication has been recognized as a global problem with adverse effects on ecosystem’s health and the economies of coastal states. Most conventions regarding marine environmental protection of Regional Seas have given priority to eutrophication and relevant management practices. This book presents a global perspective of eutrophication in most of the Regional Seas, including the legal framework, assessment and management practices. Information on ecosystem’s impact as well as an outline of the methods used for assessing eutrophication is also provided. This volume will be useful to research students, marine scientists and policy makers working in marine environmental management.

Key Features:

  • Contributes to the understanding of the eutrophication processes and problems
  • Presents an extensive account of the data analysis methods used for the quantitative assessment of eutrophication
  • Looks the eutrophication status of the main regional seas
  • Provides information on eutrophication politics and measures to mitigate eutrophication

Table of Contents

The Nature of Eutrophication. Data Analysis Methods for Assessing Eutrophication. Eutrophication and Governance of the Regional Seas. Eutrophication Status in the Regional Seas.

About the Authors

Michael Karydis, University of the Aegean, department of Marine Sciences

Dimitra Kitsiou, University of the Aegean, School of the Environment, department of Marine Sciences

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply