Lake Kariba: Early History and South Shore

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. M. I. Van Der Lingen

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0132

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Van Der Lingen, M. I. (1973) Lake Kariba: Early History and South Shore, 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/GM017p0132

Author Information

  1. Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

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:

  • Benthos;
  • Fishery;
  • Lake development;
  • Lake Kariba;
  • Limnological observation;
  • Plankton;
  • Salvinia auriculata;
  • Vegetation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early History

  • Phases in Lake Development

  • Physical Systems

  • Limnology

  • Plankton

  • Benthos

  • Vegetation

  • Salvinia Auriculata

  • Fish Populations

  • Fish Introductions

  • The Fishery

  • Health Aspects

  • Other Research

  • Downstream Effects

  • Animal Rescue

  • Resettlement

  • Multipurpose Use of the Lake

  • Conclusion