Eutrophication is the enrichment of an ecosystem with chemical nutrients, typically compounds containing nitrogen, phosphorus, or both. This [course_title] examines the effects of eutrophication on the species present in the ecosystem and ways that humans can manage the process so as to avoid losing a valuable natural resource. Methods of monitoring and measuring the amount of eutrophication are introduced, as are the factors, or agents of the process. Some of the effects of eutrophication on plant species in freshwater and marine ecosystems are explored. The impact that eutrophication can have on consumers is also examined.
This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.
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Course Credit: Open Learn
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