3. The North American Great Lakes: A Laurentian Great Lakes Focus

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Marlene S. Evans

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750506.ch3

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 2: Lake Restoration and Rehabilitation

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 2: Lake Restoration and Rehabilitation

How to Cite

Evans, M. S. (2007) The North American Great Lakes: A Laurentian Great Lakes Focus, in The Lakes Handbook, Volume 2: Lake Restoration and Rehabilitation (eds P.E. O'Sullivan and C.S. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750506.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047956

Online ISBN: 9780470750506

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Keywords:

  • north american great lakes;
  • laurentian great lakes;
  • phosphorous control programmes;
  • fish management;
  • commercial fishery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The North American Great Lakes: A Laurentian Great Lakes Focus

  • Introduction

  • European Colonisation

  • The North American Great Lakes Before the Colonial Period

  • Early Evidence of the Degradation of the Laurentian Great Lakes

  • Phosphorus Control Programmes in the Laurentian Great Lakes

  • Fish Management Programmes in the Laurentian Great Lakes

  • Recent Invasions of the Laurentian Great Lakes By Exotic Invertebrates

  • Toxic Substances in the Laurentian Great Lakes

  • Areas of Concern For the Laurentian Great Lakes

  • Concluding Remarks