Kainji Lake, Nigeria

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Salah El-Din El-Zarka

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0197

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

El-Zarka, S. E.-D. (1973) Kainji Lake, Nigeria, 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/GM017p0197

Author Information

  1. Undp/Fao Kainji Lake Research Project, New Bussa, Nigeria

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:

  • Aquatic weeds;
  • Fishery resources;
  • Kainji hydroelectric project;
  • Kainji Lake and Dam;
  • Natural and human resources;
  • Plankton;
  • Public health;
  • Wildlife program

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Dam Structure

  • Kainji Lake

  • Characteristics of Kainji Lake

  • Development of Natural and Human Resources

  • Fishery Resources

  • Social and Economic Development of the Fishery

  • Socioeconomic Studies

  • Public Health Studies

  • Wildlife Studies

  • Appendix 1: Particulars of Kainji Lake and Dam