9. Floodplain Lakes and Reservoirs in Tropical and Subtropical South America: Limnology and Human Impacts

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. John M. Melack

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750506.ch9

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 2: Lake Restoration and Rehabilitation

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 2: Lake Restoration and Rehabilitation

How to Cite

Melack, J. M. (2004) Floodplain Lakes and Reservoirs in Tropical and Subtropical South America: Limnology and Human Impacts, 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.ch9

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:

  • tropical south america floodplain lakes;
  • tropical south america reservoirs;
  • limnolog of subtropical reservoirs;
  • amazonian reservoirs;
  • phosphorus limitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Floodplain Lakes And Reservoirs in Tropical And Subtropical South America:Limnology And Human Impacts

  • Introduction

  • Limnology of Subtropical Reservoirs

  • Environmental Impacts Associated With Amazonian Reservoirs

  • Nitrogen And Phosphorus Limitation in Reservoirs And Floodplain Lakes

  • Impacts of Bauxite Tailings on An Amazon Floodplain Lake

  • Impacts of Deforestation on Amazon Floodplain Lakes

  • Conclusions