The nutrient-enrichment of the lakes promotes the growth of algae, aquatic plants etc. This process is known as natural eutrophication.
Chemical Oxygen Demand measures the amount of oxygen in parts per million required to oxidize organic and inorganic compounds in the water.
Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) is the amount of dissolved oxygen needed by bacteria in decomposing the organic wastes present in water.
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The edge effect refers to the changes in population or community structures that occur at the boundary of two habitats (ecotone)