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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Process by which bodies of water become enriched in dissolved nutrients, e.g. phosphates, nitrates, nitrogenous compounds. The nutrients deplete the dissolved oxygen of the water by stimulating the growth of algae and other aquatic plant life.
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nutrient enrichment (aquatic environment)
nutrient enrichment (eutrophication)
Broader Term
environmental degradation
Related Term
soil nutrients
water pollution
water quality
water resources
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