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Title:Advances in the ecology of Lake Kariba
Editor:Moreau, JacquesISNI
City of publisher:Harare
Publisher:University of Zimbabwe Publications
Geographic terms:Zimbabwe
Abstract:Lake Kariba, through which the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe cuts a swathe, was formed by the damming of the Zambezi at the Kariba Gorge between 1955 and 1958. It was filled in 1963, making it the third largest man-made lake in the world. The contributions in this collective volume examine the evolution of the lake over the last thirty years. Contents: Sediment characteristics in relation to nutrients distribution in littoral and pelagic waters in Lake Kariba by Gunilla Lindmark, Contribution of nitrogen fixation to the nitrogen budget of Lake Kariba by Stanley M. Moyo, Phytoplankton in Lake Kariba 1986-1990 by Gertrude Cronberg, A review of zooplankton ecology in Lake Kariba by Brian E. Marshall, Ecology of the vegetation in the draw-down zone of Lake Kariba by Christina Sharp, The organization and production of the submerged macrophyte communities in Lake Kariba by Cecil Machena, Biomass, ecology and production of benthic fauna in Lake Kariba by Nils Kautsky and Martina Kiibus, The feeding ecology of two Nile crocodile populations in the Zambezi Valley by Ian Games and Jacques Moreau, The ecology of fish eating birds and their impact on the inshore fisheries of Lake Kariba by Kit Hustler, and Biomass flows in Lake Kariba, towards an ecosystem approach by Jacques Moreau et al.