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Hypoxia in the Mediterranean Sea

Hypoxia in the Mediterranean Sea

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Uploaded 19 Nov 2013 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2013 Author: GRID-Arendal
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Hypoxic (low oxygen)conditions can be caused by eutrophication. The decrease in oxygen is due both to algae reducing dissolved oxygen through respiration and the decomposition of dead algae. In extreme cases, oxygen depletion can result in the death of marine organisms.
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