Ecology and utilization of African inland waters



Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 191 Downloads: 652
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  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • Freshwater ecology -- Africa.,
  • Hydrology -- Africa.,
  • Nature conservation -- Africa.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by J.J. Symoens, Mary Burgis, John J. Gaudet.
SeriesUNEP reports and proceedings series ;, 1
ContributionsSymoens, J. J., Burgis, Mary., Gaudet, John J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH541.5.F7 E26 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3157591M
LC Control Number82980041

Ecology of inland waters and estuaries (Reinhold books in the biological sciences) by Reid, George Kell A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. Publishes research on inland and estuarine African aquatic systems, including lakes, rivers, limnology, ecology, conservation, water quality and ecotoxicology. Log in | Register Cart. Home All Journals African Journal of Aquatic Science List of Issues Vol Issue 4 Impact Factor. The two chapters of Part 1 are concerned with the paleoecology of inland waters and landscape histories over a millennial time scale. Part 2 contains five chapters providing a series of geographically oriented perspectives that review emerging water management issues and conservation challenges in major regions of the continent (Ethiopia, West. The ecology of virioplankton in tropical aquatic ecosystems is poorly documented, and in particular, there are no references concerning African continental waters in the literature. In this study, we examined virus-bacterium interactions in the pelagic and benthic zones of seven contrasting shallow inland waters in Senegal, including one.

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The Ecology and Utilization of African Inland Waters Paperback – January 1, by J. Symoens (Editor), Mary Burgis (Editor), John J. Gaudet (Editor) & 0 more See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsManufacturer: United Nations Environment Programme.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Proceedings of the SIL-UNEP Workshop on African Limnology (Inland Waters; Their Ecology and Utilization), held in Nairobi, Kenya, December organized at the 20th SIL Congress held in Copenhagen.

1. A Historical View of African Inland Waters, by Daniel A. Livingstone 2. Deep Time Landscape Histories and the Improvement of Environmental Management in Africa, by Peter Schmidt Part 2. Regional Perspectives 3. Management of Water Resources and Freshwater Ecosystems in Southern Africa, by Jenny Day : Paperback.

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The Ecology and utilization of African inland waters book Water Fishes of Africa: Diversity, Ecology and Human Use Book November published numerous works on the systematics, distribution, and ecology of West African. A Historical View of African Inland Waters, by Daniel A. Livingstone 2.

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Regional Perspectives 3. Management of Water Resources and Freshwater Ecosystems in Southern Africa, by Jenny Day 4. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Foreword / Graeme Patterson --Conservation and management of African aquatic ecosystems: an introduction / Lauren J.

Chapman [and others] --A historical view of African inland waters / Daniel A. Livingstone --Deep time. Ecology: The Onchocerciasis Control Programme of West Africa Delia E.

McMillan and Davide Calamari The Conservation and Management of African Inland Waters: A Synthesis Lauren J. Chapman, Colin A. Chapman, Thomas L. Crisman, and Les S. 13 With regard to fish biology, ecology, and populations of African continental waters, this book is the obvious sequel and companion to two other books that reviewed the state of taxonomic and faunistic knowledge, and that were published in (The fresh and brackish water fishes of West Africa) and (The fresh and brackish water fishes.

Based on a recommendation of the 20th Congress of the International Association of Limnology (SIL) held in Copenhagen, a SIL-UNEP Workshop on African inland waters was held in in Nairobi, the proceedings were published as “The Ecology and Utilization of African Inland Waters. Inland aquatic habitats occur world-wide at all scales from marshes, swamps and temporary puddles, to ponds, lakes and inland seas; from streams and creeks to rolling rivers.

Vital for biological diversity, ecosystem function and as resources for human life, commerce and leisure, inland waters are a vital component of life on Earth. The Inland Waters of Tropical Africa: An Introduction to Tropical Limnology. Leonard C. Beadle. Longman, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Inland Fisheries: Ecology inland waters which are particularly vulnerable as they act as collectors of all the activities occurring in their basins and rank as some of the most endangered ecosystems in the world.

The principle changes influencing the evolution of the aquatic resource for fisheries are described in this book, which has been. This book is an introduction to important topics in limnology and the author has undertaken a survey of the main water systems in tropical Africa and of their particular problems.

It is intended for those in Africa who may become fishery or public health officers, research workers concerned with inland waters and university teachers who may be involved in some aspect of the subject.

Ecology and Management of Inland Waters: A Californian Perspective with Global Applications presents the geologic history and physical characteristics of aquatic ecology.

The author draws on his research from the inland waters of California and applies this to other areas, including Mediterranean climate systems, the tropics, and even South : $ SIFRA BOOK 2.

Purpose and justification. The Source Book for the Inland Fishery Resources of Africa (SIFRA) is a compendium, water body-by-water body, country-by-country, of information on physical characteristics, limnology and fisheries. IRD Editions: The Inland Water Fishes of Africa - Diversity, Ecology and Human Use - (EAN ).

Ecology and Management of Inland Waters: A Californian Perspective with Global Applications presents the geologic history and physical characteristics of aquatic ecology. The author draws on his research from the inland waters of California and applies this to other areas, including Mediterranean climate systems, the tropics, and even South Africa.

The second edition of this excellent book again covers important topics in limnology and contains a survey of the main water systems in tropical Africa and of their particular properties and problems. It is clearly intended for those in Africa who may become fishery or public health officers, research workers concerned with inland waters and university teachers who may be involved in a.

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Read as many books as you like (Personal use) and Join Over Happy Readers. We cannot guarantee that every book is in the library. African rain forest ecology and conservation: an interdisciplinary pespective QHA38 The inland waters of tropical Africa: an introduction to tropical limnology.

Inland salt lakes are widely distributed in southern Africa: they are particularly common in South Africa, but many occur in Namibia and Botswana.

All are shallow, and most are ephemeral with salinities that are not very high (mostly. Ecology of Inland Waters and Estuaries by Reid, George Kell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A survey of thetopographic maps of Papua New Guinea revealed that there are about freshwater lakes in the country.

They range in size up to km 2 but the majority are less than 10 ha. They are found at all altitudes to over m but most are situated below 40 m in the floodplains of the Fly, Sepik and Aramia rivers.

Inland Waters Limnology as a discipline Aesthetic values of lakes and rivers Lakes of Africa: North of Sahara Lakes and reservoirs of Sub-Sahara Africa groundwater ecology Tardigrada (water bears) Trichoptera (caddisflies) Amphibians Birds Fish, Production.

PDF | On Oct 1,I. Swingland and others published The Behavioural Ecology of the Komodo Monitor | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Plankton serves as a wonderful tool for measuring water quality. Many local councils and water quality managers collect phytoplankton and zooplankton in response to the increasing incidence of algal (phytoplankton) blooms in rivers and estuaries; however, a lack of consistency and scientific rigor in the methodologies used often results in unresolved outcomes.

Scientific Bases for Pollution Control in African Inland Waters. Chemistry and Ecology: Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. The current high demand for fish and increased awareness of the role of the environment in supporting human well being has led to a situation where attitudes to inland water resources are changing rapidly.

Trends in resource use and environmental impact are very evident in inland waters which are particularly vulnerable as they act as collectors of all the activities occurring in their basins. In the late 's, ecological studies, encouraged by the growing importance of inland fisheries, were started hy British, French and Belgian biologists.

Some twenty years later several government limnological research centres and fishery departments were established in tropical Africa, and scientific progress was accelerated. means ‘associated with water’, this book excludes estuarine and marine ecosystems and focuses on the ecology of fresh and saline inland waters, both temporary and permanent as well as groundwaters.

Throughout the text, we use ‘fresh’ to specifi cally mean non-saline water, and ‘aquatic’ as a general adjective for all inland waters.This workshop on “The Ecology of Inland Waters” was the eleventh in the series.

PRESENTATION The workshop programme included 10 key lectures of 30 minutes in length and 20 presentations of 15 minutes by a total of 30 researchers in the field preceded by a short welcome introduction by British Council and CSIC representatives.

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters presents a synthesis of the latest research on a whole range of inland water habitats – lakes, running water, wetlands – and offers novel and timely suggestions for future research, monitoring and adaptation strategies.