19. Effects of Climate Change on New Zealand Lakes

  1. Charles R. Goldman6,
  2. Michio Kumagai7 and
  3. Richard D. Robarts8
  1. David P. Hamilton1,
  2. Chris McBride1,
  3. Deniz Özkundakci1,
  4. Marc Schallenberg2,
  5. Piet Verburg3,
  6. Mary de Winton3,
  7. David Kelly4,
  8. Chris Hendy5 and
  9. Wei Ye1

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118470596.ch19

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies

Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies

How to Cite

Hamilton, D. P., McBride, C., Özkundakci, D., Schallenberg, M., Verburg, P., de Winton, M., Kelly, D., Hendy, C. and Ye, W. (2012) Effects of Climate Change on New Zealand Lakes, in Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies (eds C. R. Goldman, M. Kumagai and R. D. Robarts), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118470596.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, USA

  2. 7

    Lake Biwa Sigma Research Center, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan

  3. 8

    World Water and Climate Network, Saskatoon, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato, New Zealand

  2. 2

    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand

  3. 3

    National Institute of Water and Atmosphere Ltd (NIWA), New Zealand

  4. 4

    Cawthron Institute, New Zealand

  5. 5

    Chemistry Department, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119968665

Online ISBN: 9781118470596

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Keywords:

  • climate on New Zealand's lakes;
  • NZ isolated nature, freshwater flora/fauna;
  • IPO and ENSO cycle;
  • ENSO events on lakes, of westerly winds;
  • polymictic, deep lakes monomictic;
  • New Zealand's isolation/maritime;
  • chance migrations, low;
  • invasive species on lake ecosystems;
  • NZ lakes, synergistic/acting in tandem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geographical and climate perspective

  • Historical climate

  • Future climate

  • Overview of lake types and formation processes

  • Climate change and impacts on endemic and exotic flora and fauna

  • Climate change impacts on fish

  • Climate change impacts on aquatic plants and macroinvertebrates

  • Effects of climate change on shallow NZ lakes

  • Effects of climate change on high-altitude NZ lakes

  • Case study: Lake Taupo

  • Case study: Lake Pupuke

  • Case study: surface temperature in monomictic and polymictic Rotorua lakes

  • Case study: bottom-water dissolved oxygen in Lake Rotoiti

  • Case study: modeling effects of land use and climate change for Lake Rotorua

  • Management challenges and mitigation measures

  • Conclusions

  • References