Preimpoundment Features of the Kainji Area and Their Possible Influence on the Ecology of the Newly Formed Lake

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. S. A. Visser

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0590

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Visser, S. A. (1973) Preimpoundment Features of the Kainji Area and Their Possible Influence on the Ecology of the Newly Formed Lake, 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/GM017p0590

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 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:

  • Ecological zones;
  • Fish population;
  • Kainji Lake;
  • Microflora;
  • Phytoplankton

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Appendix 1: Average Composition of the Fish Population of the River Niger Near Kainji Before Closure of the Dam Per 10,000 Specimens

  • Appendix 2: Common Plants of the Reservoir Site and Their Ecological Zones Before Impoundment of the Lake