Lesson 4. Assessing trophic status tendency from 10-years observation from MERIS
Deep clear lakes are less vulnerable to eutrophication than small shallow lakes, but a continuous input of nutrients can lead to increasing eutrophication. This lesson shows how we can use satellite data to assess the trend of trophic level in Lake Tanganyika, the third largest lake in the world by volume, and one of the richest freshwater ecosystems supplying fish to one million people living around the lake.
Suitable for university students or continued professional development training (beginner level).