Lee estuary, Ireland
Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s.
Type of regime shift
- Marine & coastal
- Freshwater lakes & rivers
Spatial scale of the case study
- Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)
Continent or Ocean
- West Europe
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Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)
Johanna Yletyinen. Lee estuary, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:30:13 GMT.