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Eutrophication MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eutrophication
Tree Number(s)
G16.500.285
Unique ID
D005068
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005068
Annotation
entry term ALGAL BLOOM: HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM is also available
Scope Note
The enrichment of a terrestrial or aquatic ECOSYSTEM by the addition of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, that results in a superabundant growth of plants, ALGAE, or other primary producers. It can be a natural process or result from human activity such as agriculture runoff or sewage pollution. In aquatic ecosystems, an increase in the algae population is termed an algal bloom.
Entry Term(s)
Algal Bloom
Previous Indexing
Water Microbiology (1966-1975)
Water Pollution, Chemical (1975)
See Also
Water Pollution, Chemical
Public MeSH Note
76
History Note
76
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/23
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Eutrophication Preferred
Algal Bloom Narrower
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