Problem

Oxygen depletion in inland water bodies

Nature:
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
Values:
Land
Depletion
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET