Academic Catalog

BIOL577 ETROPH. & RESTORAT. OF LAKE ECOSYSTEM

Course Code: 2380577
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course aims to introduce the post graduate students to eutrophication problems and the restoration measures which have been taken to ensure high water quality in lake ecosystems. The course will cover the characteristics and symptoms of eutrophication in deep and shallow lakes. The emphasis will be given to the factors affecting the degree of water quality deterioration by eutrophication and qualifying the nutrients load. (R)*