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Lake Chad

Ecology and Productivity of a Shallow Tropical Ecosystem (Monographiae Biologicae)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrobiology,
  • Science,
  • Lakes & Ponds,
  • Ecology,
  • Limnology,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Nature / Lakes & Ponds,
  • Biological productivity,
  • Chad, Lake,
  • Lake ecology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ.P. Carmouze (Editor), J.R. Durant (Editor), C. Lévêque (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9108262M
    ISBN 109061931061
    ISBN 109789061931065

    Lake Chad in Africa has been considerably shrinking since , threatening the resources and livelihoods in the region. Mariama Sow shares this week's chart of Author: Mariama Sow.   More information: West African monsoon dynamics inferred from abrupt fluctuations of Lake Mega-Chad, Simon J. Armitage, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI: /pnas.

    What is Whitepages people search? Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50 states. We provide answers to over 2 million searches every day, . Lake Chad lies in the center of Africa, between 12°20′ and 14°20′N and between 13° and 15°20′E. It is the vestige of a Paleochadian Sea which, during the .

    Lake Chad is a freshwater lake that is located where Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger meet. It was once one of the largest lakes in Africa, providing water for over 30 million people. Historically, local people relied on the lake for their livelihoods, living on the plentiful fish and fertile land. At the intersection of Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon lies Lake Chad. Once one of the world’s largest lakes, it is now a shadow of its former self. It is still economically important however, providing water to the more than 20 million people who live in the countries surrounding it.


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Lake Chad is the principal life source of the Sahel, a semiarid band that spans the width of Africa and separates the Sahara, in the north, from the savanna, in the south.

Around a hundred million Author: Ben Taub. I took this opportunity to propose Lake Chad as the model of a tropicallake in a semi-arid c1imate as part of the activity of the section Productivity of freshwater communities (PF).

Lake Chad book the efficient help ofDr B. Dussart a research program was established involving the establishment of a Lake Chad book team of ten researchers in : J.P.

Carmouze. note 3: Lake Chad, the most significant water body in the Sahel, is a remnant of a former inland sea, paleolake Mega-Chad; at its greatest extent, sometime before B.C., Lake Mega-Chad was the largest of four Saharan paleolakes that existed during the African Humid Period; it covered an area of aboutsq km (, sq mi), roughly.

Source: Lake Chad Basin Commission On environmental challenges: We are losing a lot of plant life and animals, including fish species. Farmers, herders and. From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology – (Archaeological Lives) [Connah, Graham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology – (Archaeological Lives)Author: Graham Connah. A country named Chad. Sounds like somebody who lived next door to the Brady Bunch. But if Chad actually lived next door to the Bradys, Greg would be roasting over a slow fire and Marcia would be standing naked on an auction block, because Chad is one of the hungriest, craziest, most desperate places on the planet.”.

Lake Chad sits within the Sahel, a semiarid strip of land dividing the Sahara Desert from the humid savannas of equatorial Chad Basin spans more than million square kilometers, and is bordered by mountain ranges. The water level is largely controlled by the inflow from rivers, notably the Chari River from the south and, seasonally, the Komodugu-Yobe from Author: Kathryn Hansen.

Lake Chad is located in the far west of Chad and the northeast of Nigeria. Parts of the lake also extend to Niger and Cameroon.

It is fed mainly by the Chari River through the Lagone tributary. View the profiles of people named Chad Book. Join Facebook to connect with Chad Book and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. The unmentioned factor in Lake Chad’s demise is the gigantic infestation of Typha Australis that is sucking out all the water from the lake and its tributaries.

There are literally millions of hectares of this plant, raising the evapotranspiration rate by a factor of more than 4, and silting up lakes and streams until they no longer function.

Lake Chad is a large, shallow, endorheic lake in the African has varied in size over the centuries. Lake Chad shrank as much as 95% from about tobut "the (satellite) image shows significant improvement over previous years".

Lake Chad is economically nates: 13°0′N 14°0′E / °N. Jidda Mohd Shuwa is attending Lake Chard research institute maiduguri with Abba Cr and 29 others at Lake Chad Research Institute Maiduguri. 17 hrs Maiduguri, Nigeria Masha Allah I have received my approval letter from lake chard research institute maiduguri for students industrial work experience/5(3).

Chad - Chad - Ethnic groups: As might be expected, the linguistic variety reflects an ethnic composition of great complexity. A general classification may nevertheless be made, again in terms of the three regions of Chad.

In the wet and dry tropical zone, the Sara group forms a significant element of the population in the central parts of the Chari and Logone river basins.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Map on lining papers. Description: xix,[16] pages illustrations, maps, portraits 22 cm. Carried out by a multidisciplinary team of seventeen French, British, Cameroonian, Nigerien, Nigerian and Chadian researchers, it considers the Lake Chad region as a system.

Its components and their environmental, economic and political interactions are grasped from a diachronic perspective before, during and after the peak of violence.

Lake Chad, French Lac Tchad, freshwater lake located in the Sahelian zone of west-central Africa at the conjunction of Chad, Cameroon, Nigeria, and is situated in an interior basin formerly occupied by a much larger ancient sea that is sometimes called ically, Lake Chad has ranked among the largest lakes in Africa, though its surface area varies greatly by.

Over the last 40 years, Lake Chad, once the sixth largest lake in the world, has decreased by more than 90% in area. In this study, we use a hydrological model coupled with a lake/wetland algorithm to simulate the effects of lake bathymetry, human water use, and decadal climate variability on the lake's level, surface area, and water storage.

Key Developments. USAID is responding to the complex emergency in the Lake Chad Basin region, including areas of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. In Fiscal Year (FY) and in FY to date, the U.S. Government has provided approximately $ million to support the humanitarian response in the Lake Chad Basin.

Lake Chad Ecology and Productivity of a Shallow Tropical Ecosystem. this volume presents what is probably the most comprehensive overall data set for any tropical lake no aquatic research group should be without a copy.' Revue D'Hydrobiologie Tropicale, Lake Chad Book Subtitle Ecology and Productivity of a Shallow Tropical Brand: Springer Netherlands.

Book your flights. Chad travel guide. About Chad. From the natural wonders of the Sahara Desert and Lake Chad to the tribal culture and hospitality that flourishes across the country, Chad quietly gets on with creating unforgettable experiences, while the rest of the world looks on unaware.

In his new book, Before We Lost the Lake, Chad Reimer sets out to truly reclaim Sumas Lake, to restore it to its proper place in the history of the Fraser Valley, BC and the Northwest Coast. Drawing on extensive primary material, Reimer reconstructs the life history of Sumas Lake from the glacial age through the lake’s demise and after.The Lake Chad basin is an important ecosystem, with approximately 20 million people believed to be relying on it and competing with the natural fauna and flora for its waters and soils.

Of great concern is that this once massive inland sea is literally disappearing, and could be non-existent in the next twenty years. United Nations, New York, April - 21st Century Show. Lake Chad is now one-fifth of its original size, partially due to changes in climate and human activities such as improper farming methods.