CLASSIFICATION OF SENSITIVE AND LESS SENSITIVE AREAS ALONG THE AEGEAN COASTAL AREAS OF TURKEY


Avaz G., KÜÇÜKSEZGİN F., TUĞRUL S. , Tan I., Gunay A. S. , Kuzyaka E., ...More

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.27, pp.9230-9244, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.9230-9244
  • Keywords: Aegean Sea, coastal area, eutrophication, sensitive area, less sensitive area, Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD), TROPHIC INDEX TRIX, WATER QUANTITY, FRESH-WATER, EUTROPHICATION, MARINE, SEA, ECOSYSTEM, PHYTOPLANKTON, CONSEQUENCES, NUTRIENTS

Abstract

In the last few decades, due to an enormous increase in urbanization, industrialization and tourism activities, the risk of eutrophication has been gradually gaining more significance, especially for the closed and semi-closed bays in Turkey.