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Journal of Ecosystems
Volume 2014, Article ID 152473, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/152473
Research Article

A New Trophic State Index for Lagoons

1Earth Sciences and Hydrology Division, Marine and Earth Sciences Group, Remote Sensing Applications and Image Processing Area, Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organization, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380 015, India
2Centre for Earth Observation Science, Department of Environment and Geography, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, University of Manitoba, 463 Wallace Building, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2

Received 27 December 2013; Revised 27 January 2014; Accepted 28 January 2014; Published 9 March 2014

Academic Editor: Wen-Cheng Liu

Copyright © 2014 Mukesh Gupta. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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