5. Eutrophication of Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystems

  1. Ralph Mitchell2 and
  2. Ji-Dong Gu3
  1. Nancy N. Rabalais

Published Online: 17 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470495117.ch5

Environmental Microbiology, Second Edition

Environmental Microbiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rabalais, N. N. (2009) Eutrophication of Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystems, in Environmental Microbiology, Second Edition (eds R. Mitchell and J.-D. Gu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470495117.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Laboratory of Applied Microbiology, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Microbiology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Author Information

  1. Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Cocodrie, Louisiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470177907

Online ISBN: 9780470495117



  • estuarine and coastal ecosystem eutrophication;
  • eutrophication-related ecological changes in Baltic Sea and Kattegat;
  • terrestrial and coastal ecosystems management


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Eutrophication Process

  • Symptoms

  • Historical Course of Eutrophication

  • Management Challenges

  • References