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Wulf and Jansson, 1998
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Trends in Phosphorus loads and concentrations, Baltic Sea, 1900-2030
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The graphic shows trends in Phosphorus loads and concentrations in the Baltic Sea from 1900 to 1995 with projections to 2030. Phosphorus is an agricultural fertilizer. Phosphorus is produced in nature, but never in its pure form. As an agricultural fertilizer or from sewage released into water, it can cause excessive algae growth.