Excess nutrients will result in increased chlorophyll and turbidity, limiting the amount of light that reaches benthic sediment. Light is essential for healthy submerged aquatic vegetation growth.

Light and Dark Conditions Impact on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Growth

Excess nutrients will result in increased chlorophyll and turbidity, limiting the amount of light that reaches benthic sediment. Light is essential for healthy submerged aquatic vegetation growth.

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Author(s)Brianne Walsh
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-03
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypeGraphic
Dimensions1000 x 750
Filesize126 kB
Number of Downloads100
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionBrianne Walsh, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)