Eutrophication: Causes, Economic Implications and Future Challenges


Alain Lambert (Editor)
Camila Roux (Editor)

Series: Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
BISAC: TEC010030

In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the causes, economic implications and future challenges of eutrophication. Topics discussed include the performance of mechanical aeration systems in the control of eutrophication in stagnant waters; using cyanobacteria as a biosorbent for heavy metals in waste waters; a state-of-the-art review on eutrophication research in the context of climate warming; assessing Daphnia population dynamics and recovery patterns after exposure to multiple environmental stressors in a eutrophic lake; the environmental and health consequences of blue-green algae blooms; eutrophication and recovery of the large and deep subalpine Lake maggiore in Italy; causes and potential management strategies of current and future eutrophication of nearshore marine environments; promoting mechanisms of the rare earth industry on water eutrophication; the life-cycle eutrophic impact of future energy systems; and the study of particle size of the natural coagulant tanfloc SG to obtain drinking water by coagulation/flocculation. (Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


The Performance of Mechanical Aeration Systems in the Control of Eutrophication in Stagnant Waters
(Gafsi Mostefa, Djehiche Abdelkader, Kettab Ahmed, Benmamar Saadia, Gotteicha Khadidja, Research Laboratory of Civil Engineering: RLCE, Research Team, Water Resources, University of Ammar Telidji Laghouat, Laghouat, Algeria, and others)

Using Cyanobacteria as a Biosorbent for Heavy Metals in Waste Waters: Feasibility and Challenges
(Chaoyang Wei, Di Geng, Hongbing Ji, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and others)

Old Wine in New Skins – Eutrophication Reloaded: Global Perspectives of Potential Amplification by Climate Warming, Altered Hydrological Cycle and Human Interference
(Martin T. Dokulil, EX Institute for Limnology, Mondsee, Austria, and others)

Assessing <i>Daphnia</i> Population Dynamics and Recovery Patterns after Exposure to Multiple Environmental Stressors in a Eutrophic Lake
(Paul Oberholster, Jackie Dabrowski, Anna-Maria Botha, CSIR Natural Resources and the Environment, Stellenbosch, South Africa, and others)

Blue-Green Algae Blooms: Environmental and Health Consequences
(Piotr Rzymski, Barbara Poniedzia³ek, Department of Biology and Environmental Protection, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, D³uga, Poznañ, Poland)

Eutrophication and Recovery of the Large and Deep Subalpine Lake Maggiore: Patterns, Trends and Interactions of Planktonic Organisms between Trophic and Climatic Forcings
(Giuseppe Morabito, Marina Manca, CNR Institute for Ecosystem Study, Largo Tonolli, Verbania-Pallanza, Italy)

Current and Future Eutrophication of Nearshore Marine Environments: Causes, Consequences and Potential Management Strategies
(Laura J. Falkenberg, Sean D. Connell, Bayden D. Russell, Southern Seas Ecology Laboratories, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia)

Promoting Mechanism of Rare Earth on Water Eutrophication
(Jiang Yu, College of Architecture and Environment, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R. China)

Lifecycle Eutrophication Impact of Future Energy Systems
(Diego Iribarren, Ana Susmozas, Abel Sanz, Systems Analysis Unit, Instituto IMDEA Energía, Spain)

Study of the Particle Size of the Natural Coagulant Tanfloc SG to Obtain Drinking Water by Coagulation/Flocculation
(Joseane Debora Peruco Theodoro and Rosangela Bergamasco, University of Maringá-UEM City, Maringá-Paraná, Brazil)



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