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The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

The Skadar/Shkodra Lake Environment

Editors: Pešić, Vladimir, Karaman, Gordan, Kostianoy, Andrey G. (Eds.)

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of the ecosystem and current climate change issues in the Lake Skadar/Shkodra region
  • Written by experts from diverse disciplines
  • Will appeal to environmental managers, scientists and policymakers alike
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eBook $269.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-99250-1
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Hardcover $349.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-99249-5
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About this book

This book reviews the unique ecosystem of the Lake Skadar/Shkodra and its basin, and discusses the latest advances made in this region to face the impact of climate change.  Divided into 23 chapters, the book gathers leading expertise from various scientific and engineering communities and provides readers with extensive discussions of core issues, including the water and sediment chemistry of Lake Skadar/Shkodra and the metal pollution that is evident in plants, aquatic invertebrates and fish. Readers will discover how a sustainable science-based management approach can be applied to the Lake Skadar/Shkodra region, and will learn about the environment prospects for the region. This book is intended as an essential tool for all scientists interested in the Lake Skadar/Shkodra environment – in particular those investigating the interactions between land and water, between limnology and biota, and between natural and cultural resources.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Pešić, Vladimir (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • The Physical and Geographical Characteristics of the Lake Skadar Basin

    Barović, Goran (et al.)

    Pages 11-23

  • Hydrogeology of the Skadar Lake Basin

    Radulović, Milan M.

    Pages 25-45

  • The Obscure History of the Lake Skadar and Its Biota: A Perspective for Future Research

    Grabowski, Michał (et al.)

    Pages 47-61

  • Climate Change in the Lake Skadar/Shkodra Region

    Kostianoy, Andrey G. (et al.)

    Pages 63-88

Buy this book

eBook $269.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-99250-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $349.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-99249-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Skadar/Shkodra Lake Environment
Editors
  • Vladimir Pešić
  • Gordan Karaman
  • Andrey G. Kostianoy
Series Title
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Series Volume
80
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-99250-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-99250-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-99249-5
Series ISSN
1867-979X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 508
Number of Illustrations
63 b/w illustrations, 147 illustrations in colour
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