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Potential use of hydroelectric facilities for manipulating the fertility of Lake Mead

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Title Potential use of hydroelectric facilities for manipulating the fertility of Lake Mead
Creator Paulson, Larry J. Baker, John R. Deacon, James E.
Description Analysis of historical nutrient data for Lake Mead indicates that the fertility of the reservoir has decreased which may be the cause for a corresponding decline in the largemouth bass population. However, it appears that fertility can be manipulated by altering the operation of the dam. The depletion of nutrients in the euphotic zone by phytoplankton and subsequent accumulation in the hypolimnion during summer and fall provide a natural nutrient gradient from which water of varying fertility...
Date 1979-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/60 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1066&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Environmental monitoring Freshwater fishes Hoover Dam (Ariz.-Nev) Hydrodynamics Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Limnology Phytoplankton Water analysis Water quality Aquaculture and Fisheries Biochemistry Biology Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Environmental Sciences Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources Management and Policy Sustainability

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