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Contribution of sediments to the Great Lakes from agricultural activities in Ontario

G. J. Wall

Contribution of sediments to the Great Lakes from agricultural activities in Ontario

sediment integration report

by G. J. Wall

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Published by International Reference Group on Great Lakes Pollution from Land use Activities in Windsor, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Great Lakes,
  • Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Great Lakes Region,
  • Sedimentation and deposition -- Great Lakes,
  • Sediment transport -- Great Lakes

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 28-29.

    StatementG.J. Wall, L.J.P. van Vliet and W.T. Dickinson.
    ContributionsVan Vliet, L. J. P., Dickinson, W. T., International Joint Commission. Great Lakes Regional Office., International Reference Group on Great Lakes Pollution from Land Use Activities. Task Group C (Canadian Section)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD223.3 W35 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18366079M

    Wetland Conservation in Ontario A Discussion Paper. Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands. Ontario is home to a unique kind of wetland known as a “Great Lake Coastal Wetland” (OWES ) or more often, simply. as “coastal wetland” (PPS ). Coastal wetlands are those wetlands (marsh, swamp, bog, or fen) that are located in close. The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory and Western Michigan University are developing an integrated, spatially distributed, physically-based water quality model to evaluate both agricultural non-point source loadings from soil erosion, animal manure, . In future years, we suggest the sampling of a subset of lakes (minimum 2–3 lakes) in each ecozone, perhaps every 5 years, and analyzing the diatom assemblages in their surficial sediments. The selected lakes should be the most representative of the diversity in diatom community composition among each ecozone (i.e., sample scores broadly Cited by: 2. Development within urban and agricultural areas changes the runoff characteristics of streams and increases the availability of sediment material. High suspended sediment concentration in streams, rivers and lakes can increase costs of water treatment and detract aesthetically from the water body.

    All Great Lakes have aquatic plants in shallows, and the Great Lakes region contains numerous smaller lakes, rivers, and streams with aquatic plants. Norman Fassett's A Manual of Aquatic Plants () covers a region from Minnesota and Missouri to the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Virginia; it is supplemented by Neil Hotchkiss, Common Marsh Author: Frank N. Egerton.


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