Short term variations in the environmental conditions of the Cola Bay, Velsao-Goa

X.N. Verlencar, C. DeSilva

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Variations in the environmental conditions during the two periods in the Cola Bay (Velsao) showed that these variations were largely due to the discharge of waste from a fertilizer factory. The concentration of nitrogen and phosphorus was found to be high and independent of tidal variation. Dispersion capacity of the effluents was food but the phytoplankton counts showed a continuous eutrophication effect

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