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Rice Floating Island / Improve eutrophication

Rice Floating Island
Rice Floating Island

Owing to over using of cleaner or over fertilization, the substance containing nitrogen and phosphorus is discharged into the river, giving rise to algae breeding contributing to eutrophication.The chain reaction causes ecological catastrophe. The modular artificial floating island plants crops to absorb nitrogen, phosphorus, reduce the growth rate and area of algae, and use the algae floating on the river to make fertilizers.Even we can reach further production of purveyance and beautify environment.

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National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology Kaohsiung

National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung city, Taiwan

Yu-Ting Jhao,
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology Kaohsiung

Wan-Zhen Ma,
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology Kaohsiung