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Main Title Global freshwater quality : a first assessment /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Meybeck, M.
Chapman, Deborah V.
Helmer, Richard,
Publisher Published on behalf of the World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme by Blackwell Reference,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 20627884
ISBN 0631173145; 9780631173144
Subjects Water quality. ; Water--Pollution.
Holdings
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Status
EJBM  TD370.G56 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/26/1993
ELBM  TD370.G56 1990 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/10/2012
Collation x, 306 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
At head of title: Global Environment Monitoring System. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Water quality in perspective -- Natural characteristics of water bodies -- Anthropogenic impacts on water quality -- Pathogens in freshwater -- Biodegradable organics and oxygen balance -- Suspended matter in rivers and lakes -- Eutrophication -- Nitrates in freshwater -- Salts in surface and groundwaters -- Heavy metals -- Organic micropollutants -- Acidification of freshwaters -- River case study : Danube -- Lake case study : the Great Lakes -- Reservoir case study : Lake Nasser -- Groundwater case study : upper Rhine aquifer -- Lake sediments as indicators of anthropogenic impact -- Global water quality assessment.