Lake Mead, A Case History

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Dale A. Hoffman and
  2. Al R. Jonez

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0220

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Hoffman, D. A. and Jonez, A. R. (1973) Lake Mead, A Case History, 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/GM017p0220

Author Information

  1. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado 80225

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 ecosystem;
  • Climate;
  • Earthquake activity;
  • Fishing;
  • Hunting;
  • Lake Mead;
  • Sedimentation;
  • Terrestrial ecosystem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geologic Aspects

  • Earthquake Activity

  • Climate

  • Physical Limnology

  • Chemical Limnology

  • Hydrology

  • Density Currents

  • Sedimentation

  • Terrestrial Ecosystem Associated with Lake Mead

  • Hunting

  • Aquatic Ecosystem

  • Fishing

  • Relation to Man

  • Visitor Use

  • Tourism

  • Appendix: Common and Scientific Names