The volume starts with comparative reservoir limnology and deals with problems relating to tropical, semi-arid and temperate reservoirs. The second part concerns mathematical models of reservoirs, including new techniques for investigating their limnology. These cover physical, chemical and biological phenomena, remote sensing and the use of modelling to establish the most efficient strategy for water quality sampling. In the third, on reservoir water quality management, the potential available in fish population management for biomanipulation of reservoir water quality is introduced.Also included is a valuable section on a wide range of water quality measures, coming from the well-known Czech Hydrobiological Laboratory. Finally, the editors summarise the present state of reservoir limnology. This book will be of interest to hydrobiologists and aquatic ecologists, reservoir and sanitary engineers, fisheries officers, postgraduate teaching, and the water industry dealing with drinking water supply and will provide insight into regulated rivers. It draws information from all over the world and is relevant to the whole world.
Part 1 Comparative reservoir limnology: a test of hypothesis relating to the comparative limnology and assessment of eutrophication in semi-arid man-made lakes, J.A. Thornton and W. Rast; limnology and management of reservoirs in Brazil, J.G. Tundisi, et al; problems in reservoir trophic-state classification and implications for reservoir management, O.T. Lind, et al; limnology of subalpine pump-storage reservoirs, B. Kiefer, et al. Part 2 Mathematical models and new techniques: a hierarchy of mathematical models - towards understanding the physical processes in reservoirs, B. Henderson-Sellers; modelling of physical, chemical and biological processes in Polish lakes and reservoirs, J. Uchmanski, et al; sedimentation and mineralization of Seston in a Eutrophic reservoir, with a tentative sedimentation model, J.A. Galvez and F.X. Niel; impact of growth factors on competitive ability of blue-green algae analyzed with whole-lake simulation, O. Varis; design of limnological observations for detecting processes in lakes and reservoirs, J. Kettunen; remote sensing estimation of total chlorophyll pigments distribution in Barra Bonita reservoir, M.L.M.E. Novo. Part 3 Reservoir water quality management: succession of fish communities in reservoirs of Central and East Europe, J. Kubecka; framework for investigation and evaluation of reservoir water quality in Czechoslovakia, M. Straskraba, et al. Part 4 Conclusions: state-of-the-art of reservoir limnology and water quality management, M. Straskraba, et al.
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