Oxygen depletion in inland water bodies


Thermohaline stratification and its effect on vertical circulation can cause the development of water bodies with low oxygen content. Oxygen depletion may be caused by the oxygen demand of decaying organic material, such as algal blooms.

Related Problems:
Marine oxygen deficiency
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 14: Life Below Water
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST