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Lake Champlain : Partnerships and Research in the New Millennium - Tom Manley

Lake Champlain : Partnerships and Research in the New Millennium

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From the preface: Lake Champlain spans two states, Vermont and New York, as well as two nations, the United States of America and Canada. Such a large body of water facing a wide variety of environmental stresses cannot be put on the path of restoration without the concerted efforts of motivated stakeholders. In order to be effective, however, these stakeholders must not only be dedicated to their own goals, but more importantly, be aware of, fully understand, and support the efforts of a myriad of other goals brought to the table by other dedicated groups. While easier said than done, Lake Champlain has and will continue to benefit from the cooperation and partnerships spanning international to local venues. This monograph represents the result of one of many partnerships between the United States and Canada; specifically the 2002 Spring Symposium sponsored by the Lake Champlain Research Consortium that was hosted by the Missisquoi Bay Watershed Corporation (Corporation Bassin Versant Baie Missisquoi) at the Fort Saint-Jean Campus, May 20-23, 2002. The focus of this meeting was to bring together a wide variety of stakeholders to not only learn about new developments and research in the basin, but to forge new and stronger bonds for future cooperation and management of this truly great lake.

Missisquoi Bay - an international partnership towards restorationp. 1
Reflections on the relationships between scientific research and a watershed approach to water management : the case of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed Corporationp. 9
A preliminary investigation into the possible emission sources for atmospheric mercury found in the Lake Champlain Basinp. 21
Effectiveness of agricultural best management practices in reducing phosphorous loading to Lake Champlainp. 39
Zebra mussel monitoring in the Richelieu River : a fruitful interaction between scientific research and public involvementp. 53
Water quality improvements following riparian restoration in two Vermont agricultural watershedsp. 81
Temporal and spatial variability in non-point source phosphorus in relation to agricultural production and terrestrial indicators : the Beaver Brook case study, Pike River basin, Quebecp. 97
A benefit-cost framework to evaluate the impact of legislation supporting reduction of agricultural pollution at the watershed levelp. 123
Importance of hydric soils and near-lake areas as phosphorus source areas in the Lake Champlain Basin : evidence from a landscape-level modelp. 143
Using a landscape approach to interpret diffuse phosphorus pollution and assist with water quality management in the basins of Lake Champlain (Vermont) and Lac Leman (France)p. 159
Status and trends of phosphorus in Lake Champlain and its tributaries, 1990-2000p. 191
A landscape scale evaluation of phosphorus retention in wetlands of the Laplatte River basin, VT, USAp. 221
The occurrence of cyanobacterial toxins in Lake Champlainp. 241
Where have all the rotifers gone? : zooplankton comunity patterns in Lake Champlain, 1992-2001p. 259
Use of GIS and remote sensing to develop indicators of phosphorus non-point source pollution in the Pike River basinp. 271
Influence of substrate composition on distribution of eastern sand darters (ammocrypta pellucida) in the Poultney Riverp. 291
Lakebed pockmarks in Burlington Bay, Lake Champlain : I. Hydrodynamics and implications of originp. 299
Lakebed pockmarks in Burlington Bay, Lake Champlain : II. Habitat characteristics and biological patternsp. 331
Hydrodynamics of the south main lake and south lake, Lake Champlainp. 349
A review of vorticity waves in lakesp. 385
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ISBN: 9780306484698
ISBN-10: 0306484692
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 411
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 1.08