Volta Lake: Physical and Biological Aspects

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Letitia E. Obeng

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0087

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Obeng, L. E. (1973) Volta Lake: Physical and Biological Aspects, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0087

Author Information

  1. Institute of Aquatic Biology, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Achimota, Ghana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Agriculture and wildlife;
  • Plankton and algae;
  • Schistosomiasis;
  • Stratification;
  • Turbidity;
  • United Nations Development Program (UNDP);
  • Volta Lake research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Volta Lake in the Ghana Setting

  • Volta Lake Research

  • Volta Lake Research 1964-1970: Methods, Observations, and Comments

  • Conclusion