The chemical budget of a lake

Mortimer, C.H. (1938) The chemical budget of a lake. In: Sixth annual report for the year ended 31st March 1938. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, pp. 38-42. (Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside)

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A progress report on research undertaken on the chemical budget of a lake, outlining the importance of nitrogen and phosphorus in governing the production of life in freshwater. The report uses the Rivers Brathay and Leven, which flow into Windermere, as examples. The report also refers to the Rivers Rothay, Troutbeck and Cunsey. A table is including which shows the monthly average nitrate content (mg per litre) of the River Brathey and River Leven for 1937 into 1938. The report also includes a figure showing Windermere lake levels, discharge and rainfall during 1937. It also briefly considers possible anthropogenic influences on water quality.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: The chemical budget of a lake
Personal Creator/Author:
Mortimer, C.H.
Title of Book: Sixth annual report for the year ended 31st March 1938
Refereed: No
Series Name: Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside
Page Range: pp. 38-42
Date: 1938
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phosphorus; Organic compounds; Sewage; Diatoms; Algae; Sediment chemistry; Seasonal variations; Annual reports; Nitrates; River discharge; England
Subjects: Chemistry
Item ID: 5107
Depositing User: Mrs Christine Davey
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 17:26
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:23
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