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Hypoxia in estuaries and semi-enclosed seas

Chapter in book
Authors R. Diaz
Rutger Rosenberg
K. Sturdivant
Published in Ocean deoxygenation : everyone’s problem : causes, impacts, consequences and solutions Eds: D. Laffoley & J,M, Baxter
Pages 85-102
ISBN 978-2-8317-2013-5
Publisher IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme
Publication year 2019
Published at Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Kristineberg
Pages 85-102
Language en
Subject categories Water in nature and society, Environmental Sciences


In the last 65 years, over-enrichment of waters with nutrients or organic matter (eutrophication), has emerged as a problem that threatens and degrades coastal ecosystems, alters fisheries, and impacts human health in many areas around the world. Hypoxia is one of the most acute symptoms of this eutrophication and harmful algal blooms another.

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