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 Jenn Shah's Research Featured in @theU

In recent years algal blooms in Utah’s waters, particularly in Utah Lake, have highlighted the problem of eutrophication—a high level of nutrients in water that causes a range of ecological problems. But some of the cascading effects of eutrophication aren’t well understood. So Jennifer Follstad Shah, assistant professor of Environmental & Sustainability Studies, and her colleagues combed through scientific studies that documented the effects of nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus—which can enter streams and lakes as pollutants—on food webs.

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Last Updated: 4/16/21