Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring / Edition 1

Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring / Edition 1

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by Pertti Heinonen
     
 

Providing a comprehensive approach to lake quality monitoring, Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring is the first book in the Water Quality Measurements series. The book provides coverage of:

  • Abiotic processes and harmful substances in lakes
  • Biocoenosis in evaluating the ecological status of lakes
  • New lake-monitoring

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Overview

Providing a comprehensive approach to lake quality monitoring, Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring is the first book in the Water Quality Measurements series. The book provides coverage of:

  • Abiotic processes and harmful substances in lakes
  • Biocoenosis in evaluating the ecological status of lakes
  • New lake-monitoring techniques
  • Quality assessment
  • Management of results.
The book also addresses the most important problems currently impacting lake resources:
  • Eutrophication
  • Water acidification and its impact on biodiversity
  • The presence of endocrine disrupters
  • The bioaccumulation of mercury in the food chain.
Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring is essential reading for all analytical chemists and environmentalists working in the field, and is an ideal reference source for postgraduate students on environmental sciences and analytical chemistry courses. Water Quality Measurements Series This series provides a comprehensive coverage of the analytical techniques used for the measurement of substances in water, from sampling through to laboratory analysis. The scope of the series encompasses topical issues including quality assurance, standard procedures, and the best practices in measuring water quality, from surface and drinking water to coastal and wastewater. The techniques will be discussed in relation to current legislation and guidelines. The series aims to offer workable answers to specific practical issues related to measurements of the water cycle quality, using a comprehensive and scientifically sound approach.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471899884
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Water Quality Measurements Series, #14
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Abiotic Processes in Lakes.

Biocoenosis in Evaluation of the Ecological State of the Lake.

Harmful Substances in the Lake Environment.

New Approaches in Lake Monitoring.

Quality Assessment.

The Management of Monitoring Results.

Index.

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