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Thames River Basin water management study technical report: Biological studies (1970 - 1973)

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dc.contributor.author Osmond, D. S.
dc.contributor.author Westwood, J. D.
dc.coverage.spatial Thames River
dc.coverage.spatial Ontario
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-08T16:19:43Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-08T16:19:43Z
dc.date.copyright 1976
dc.date.created 1976
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/15584
dc.description.abstract A series of biological studies on the Thames River watershed were implemented to illustrate the effect of various water use practices on aquatic life and to recommend proper watershed management approaches designed to provide water of a satisfactory quality to support a healthy biotic system and to optimize water use. A detailed study of bottom-dwelling organisms was conducted at eighteen sites on the portion of the river flowing through London during the summer of 1970. In 1971, a survey of bottom fauna and fish populations was completed at 58 stations distributed throughout the entire watershed. Finally in 1973, a study of three flood control impoundments in the Upper Thames River basin was undertaken.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Ontario Ministry of the Environment
dc.rights Queen's Printer for Ontario, Crown Copyright, Non-Commercial Use Permitted
dc.rights.uri https://www.ontario.ca/page/copyright-information-c-queens-printer-ontario
dc.subject water quality
dc.subject biological survey
dc.subject biological indicators
dc.subject ecosystem health
dc.subject fish
dc.subject bottom fauna
dc.subject reservoir
dc.subject water chemistry
dc.subject macroinvertebrates
dc.subject water temperature
dc.title Thames River Basin water management study technical report: Biological studies (1970 - 1973)
dc.title.alternative Biological studies conducted on the Thames River Basin (1970 - 1973)
dc.type Report
dc.rights.holder Queen's Printer for Ontario
dc.contributor.affiliation Southwestern Region, Technical Support Section, Ontario Ministry of the Environment


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