Nutrients in the Gulf of Mexico

by Kenneth R. Blan, Stennis Space Cent, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '93

Abstract:

Excess nutrients in the Gulf of Mexico are related to at least three important environmental problems: episodic oxygen depletion, sea grass decline, and shifts in composition of biological communities. Important sources of nutrients include: sewerage treatment plants, storm water runoff from urban and suburban areas, agronomic and animal agriculture, and atmospheric deposition.



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