Enfoque estratégico y formación de la Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe para el Manejo y Gestión de Cuencas

Author(s): María Alvarez Jimenez Email (s): maria.alvarez.jimenez@una.cr Institution or organization of origin: Universidad Nacional Country: Costa Rica Abstract La reactivación de los objetivos de la Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Técnica en Manejo de Cuencas Hidrográficas (REDLACH-FAO), a través de la promoción de la naciente Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe para el Manejo y Gestión de Cuencas es una … Read more

Reconstrucción de los cambios ambientales de la Laguna de Yuriria mediante indicadores paleolimnológicos

Author(s): Cinthya Soledad Manjarrez Rangel Email (s): cs.manjarrezrangel@ugto.mx Institution or organization of origin: Universidad de Guanajuato Country: Mexico Abstract La Laguna de Yuriria es un reservorio artificial, construido en el año 1548 considerada la primera obra hidráulica de Latinoamérica. Se localiza dentro de la cuenca hidrológica Lerma-Chapala, una de las cuencas más pobladas del país con un gran … Read more

Área de influencia por la contaminación en el río Santiago y lago de Chapala

Author(s): Pablo Osiel Arenas González Email (s): osiel.arenas@gmail.com Institution or organization of origin: Comisión Estatal de Derechos Humanos de Jalisco Country: Mexico Abstract La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), adoptó el 7 de febrero de 2020 la Resolución 07/2020 y otorgó medidas cautelares para preservar la vida, integridad personal y salud de pobladores de las zonas que … Read more

Joint Presentation by the State of Michigan, U.S.A., and Shiga Prefecture, Japan: The Impacts of Climate Change on Lakes and the significance of promoting the value of freshwater lakes

Author(s): Junichi Tanoue Email (s): tanoue-junichi@pref.shiga.lg.jp Institution or organization of origin: Shiga Prefectural Government Country: Japan Abstract Michigan and Shiga became sister states in 1968 through the connection of their lakes, the Great Lakes and Lake Biwa. In January 2020, Shiga and Michigan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote and strengthen the Sister-State relationsh ip, … Read more

Research and development of integrated lake basin management plan (ILBMP) for Timah Tasoh Reservoir and Melati Lake, Perlis

Author(s): Mohd Fadhil Kasim Email (s): fadhil@nahrim.gov.my Institution or organization of origin: National Water Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM) Country: Malaysia Abstract This study discusses the development of ILBMP for Timah Tasoh Reservoir and Melati Lake, Perlis, Malaysia. Both Timah Tasoh Reservoir and Melati Lake are located at Perlis River basin covering a total catchment area of … Read more

A proposal for Lake Patzcuaro Restoration, Mexico

Author(s): Arturo Chacon Email (s): achacont@gmail.com Institution or organization of origin: Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo Country: Mexico Abstract Patzcuaro represents one of the most important lakes in Mexico. Its geographical location, diversity of environments, native fish fauna and the settlements of P’urhepecha Indian communities around its shores, identify Lake Patzcuaro as an important national … Read more

Lake Prespa (North Macedonia) and its vicinity studied by remote sensing methodology: a clue for its dramatic drop in water level

Author(s): Nadezda Apostolova Email (s): nade77@yahoo.com Institution or organization of origin: Ohridsos Citizen Initiative Country: North Macedonia Abstract The Ohrid-Prespa lake system is the oldest and most diverse permanent lake system in Europe darting from the Pliocene with more than 1Ma of existence. Its smaller component is Lake Macro Prespa (thereafter called Prespa), shared by North Macedonia, … Read more

Physico-chemical assessment of water quality and selected heavy metals of an ex-mining lake in Kg. Gajah, Perak, Malaysia

Author(s): Yang Li Email (s): liy201020@gmail.com Institution or organization of origin: University Putra Malaysia Country: Malaysia Abstract Ex-mining lake have been linked with issues of poor water quality and elevated levels of heavy metal, but they are widely used by the local people for various activities including fisheries. This study was conducted to determine the physico-chemical parameters … Read more

Impact of extreme events on the hydrological characteristics of Chilika Lake, east coast of India

Author(s): Pradipta Ranjan Muduli Email (s): prmuduli.wrtc@gmail.com Institution or organization of origin: Chilika Development Authority, Wetland Research and Training Center Country: India Abstract Asia’s largest brackish water system Chilika Lake is situated at the shore of the Bay of Bengal (BoB) which has encountered a total of 1306 tropical cyclonic storms in the last 131 years. The … Read more

Taxonomic and functional feeding diversity of macroinvertebrates in streams draining to Lake Sebu (Mindanao island), the Philippines

Author(s): John Claude Renan Salluta Email (s): jbsalluta@up.edu.ph Institution or organization of origin: University of The Philippines Diliman Country: Philippines Abstract Agricultural lands are prevalent on Lake Sebu shores due to its high productivity, but intense farming may lead to the runoff of organic pollutants in adjacent rivers and streams. Assessing the impacts of organic pollution in rivers … Read more