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Chemical and biological structure of Lake Mead sediments

Digital Scholarship@UNLV

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Title Chemical and biological structure of Lake Mead sediments
Creator Prentki, Richard T. Paulson, Larry J. Baker, John R.
Description Lake Mead has undergone a serious decline since Glen Canyon Dam was constructed 450 km upstream in 1963. State fisheries management agencies are concerned that the decline was caused by water level fluctuations and more severe drawdowns during the bass spawning season, when the operation of Hoover Dam was altered during the post-Lake Powell period. The construction of Glen Canyon Dam and formation of Lake Powell in 1963 drastically altered the natural discharge and temperature cycles and...
Date 1981-06-01T07:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Freshwater fishes Hydrobiology Hydrochemistry Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Sedimentation analysis Biochemistry Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation

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