Eutrophication and the disappearance of lakes in the Brodnica Lake District, Northern Poland as a result of human interference
Problems relating to the disappearance and eutrophication of lakes as a result of human activity are presented. A study area was selected located in an agricultural/ forest region where human influence on lakes used to be minimal.
In the past 25 years a number of lakes have completely disappeared and others have become rapidly enriched. Human interference has included: the pulling down of water mills, drainage and river canalisation, construction of holiday resorts, development of intensive farming, increased mineral fertilization, and the extension of roads and road traffic.
KeywordsPaleolimnology Lakes eutrophication
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