eutrophic


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eutrophic

[yü′träf·ik]
(hydrology)
Pertaining to a lake containing a high concentration of dissolved nutrients; often shallow, with periods of oxygen deficiency.
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Seasonal variation of the I'13C and I'15N of particulate and dissolved carbon and nitrogen in Lake Lugano: constraints on biogeochemical cycling in a eutrophic lake.
However, we cannot associate such changes with the eutrophic conditions of the reservoir, because we have no available reference areas to compare.
The study also showed dissatisfaction with physical appearance in 84.2% of students, even in the eutrophic ones.
In conclusion, composition and temporal variation of zooplankton community in Fraijanes lake, although is typical of a eutrophic lake, does not conform to the common view of trophic relationships between phytoplankton and zooplankton.
Regarding clinical characteristics between eutrophic vs excess weight students, there were significant differences in weight, BMI, waist circumference, hip circumference and blood pressure (Table 1).
McMahon, "Seasonal differences in bacterial community composition following nutrient additions in a eutrophic lake," Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Thus, in relation to women, men presented a significant risk of being overweight (ODDS: 2.161, CI: 1.49-3.12; p < 0.001) and with obesity (ODDS: 3,057; CI: 1.68-5.55; p < 0.001) compared to the eutrophic condition; this risk was double for overweight and triple for obesity.
A higher prevalence of HBP was found in young people who were overweight and obese compared to those who were eutrophic within the total sample (25.7 and 29.5 vs 15.2%) and those who did not practice sports (29.7 and 33.3 vs 15.1%), respectively.
A total of 33 adolescents (20 boys and 13 girls) between 10 and 17 yrs old (mean [+ or -] SD, 13.8 [+ or -] 1.8 yrs) with a body mass index (BMI) classified as eutrophic (20.0 [+ or -] 2.25 kg*[m.sup.-2]) were subjects in this study.
Once the thermocline sets up in early summer, you can mostly cross out water below the lower level of the thermocline, which often lacks oxygen in eutrophic and mesotrophic waters.
The Carlson's Trophic State Index (TSI) (Carlson, 1997) adapted by Toledo Junior (1990) for tropical region was used to classify the ecosystems into oligotrophic (TSI <45), mesotrophic (TSI = 45-55) or eutrophic (TSI>55).