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Title: Water chemistry variations below regulating reservoirs in Great Britain
Author: Foulger, Timothy R.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3478 5289
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1986
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The downstream influence of storage reservoirs upon river water chemistry is an area largely devoid of literature. Yet approximately fifty per cent of such reservoirs in Great Britain significantly regulate flow, both by flood control, and increasingly through irregular but discrete large-volume releases. Natural patterns of stream water chemistry are shown to be disturbed by the effects of Man, through changing land-use and effluent discharge. Moreover, the establishment of a reservoir in the head waters of a major river, can change the water quality regime for a considerable distance below the dam.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Loughborough University of Technology
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Hydrology & limnology