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The East African Great Lakes

Limnology, Palaeolimnology and Biodiversity (Advances in Global Change Research)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrobiology,
  • Hydrology (freshwater),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Limnology,
  • Paleoecology,
  • Science,
  • East Africa,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems,
  • Paleontology,
  • Nature / Lakes & Ponds,
  • Congresses,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Africa, East,
  • Lake ecology,
  • Paleolimnology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEric O. Odada (Editor), Daniel O. Olago (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages598
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9653259M
    ISBN 101402007728
    ISBN 109781402007729

    Four of the Great Lakes are on the border between Canada and the United States of other, Lake Michigan, is completely inside the United States. All together, by volume, they are the largest group of fresh water lakes in the world. No one of the Lakes is larger than Lake Baikal or Lake Tanganyika (East Africa).. The cities of Chicago, Illinois ( million people, on Lake .   The large lakes of the East African Rift Valley are among the oldest on Earth, and are vital resources for the people of their basins. They are unique among the large lakes of the world in terms of their sensitivity to climatic change, rich and diverse populations of endemic species, circulation dynamics and water-column chemistry, and long, continuous records of Cited by:

    Book Description: Driven by genocide, civil war, political instabilities, ethnic and pastoral hostilities, the African Great Lakes Region, primarily Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Burundi, has been overwhelmingly defined by conflict. Great Lakes Region Technical Support Committee in Nairobi, Kenya, welcomed the efforts of the Angolan President João Lourenço for the "African solution" to .

    In the north, the depressions in the plateaus have formed the Great Rift Valley and its many impressive lakes (Great Lakes of Tanganyika, Kivu, Lake Edward and Lake Albert). This plateau is also peppered with volcanic peaks. The East African Trough contains far fewer depressions and, therefore, lakes.   Formation of East African Rift Valley. T he African Rift Valley System is one of the tectonic features not only of Kenya but also of Africa that extends from Mozambique in the south through eastern Africa to Jordan in southwestern Asia. The rift extends from south in Mozambique all the way up north in Jordan to the southwestern Asia. Nevertheless, the formation of Rift .


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The East African Great Lakes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Second International Symposium on the East African Lakes was held from January at Club Makokola on the southern shore of Lake Malawi. The symposium was organized by the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL), a research consortium of African, European and North.

Over one hundred African, European and North American scientists with special expertise in the tropical lakes participated in the symposium which featured compelling presentations on the limnology, climatology, palaeoclimatology and biodiversity of the East African Lakes.

It is their papers that comprise this : Hardcover. This volume contains original research papers presented during the Second International Symposium on the Limnology, Climatology, Palaeoclimatology, and Biodiversity of the African Great Lakes, organized by the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL).

The book provides a comprehensive coverage of the large lakes of the African Price: $ The symposium was organized by the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL), a research consortium of African, European and North American scientists interested in promoting the investigations of African Great Lakes as archives of environmental and climatic dynamics.

Environmental change and response in east African lakes is the second book to emerge from the IDEAL program. The first (Johnson and Odada ) has proven to be a valuable overview of the African lakes at the initiation of IDEAL; it was comprehensive in scope, and offered excellent coverage of a broad range of topics.

Lehman’s bookAuthor: Robert E. Hecky. Request PDF | The East African Great Lakes: Limnology, Palaeolimnology and Biodiversity | The Second International Symposium on the East African.

The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the.

Mesoscale Patterns of Rainfall, Cloudiness and Evaporation Over the Great Lakes of East Africa / S.E.

Nicholson and X. Yin. Observations, Evaporation and Preliminary Modelling of Over-Lake Meteorology on Large African Lakes / P.F. Hamblin, P. Verburg, P. Bantu are the speakers of Bantu languages, comprising several hundred indigenous ethnic groups in sub-Saharan Africa, spread over a vast area from Central Africa across the African Great Lakes to Southern Africa.

Linguistically, these languages belong to the Southern Bantoid branch of Benue–Congo, one of the language families grouped within the Niger–Congo phylum. Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa is a collection of ten studies by the most prominent historians of the region.

Slavery was more important in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa than often has been assumed, and Africans from the interior played a more complex role than was previously recognized.

The essays in this collection reveal the. The Forgotten People: BATWA PEOPLE: ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE ON EARTH AND THE ORIGINAL INHABITANTS OF GREAT LAKES REGION IN EAST AFRICA. # CheikhAntaDiop and other historian stated the first inhabitant of Africa south of the Sahara were the Twa and Khoisan, the later West African and Bantu come from the Sahara, the # NileValley and West.

The book then goes onto life on fresh and alkaline lakes. Fish eagle has the most familiar and best-loved voice of any bird in East Africa.

Mostly, greater flamingos are found on Lake Elementaita and lesser flamingos on lake Nakuru. Both breed on Lake Natron. This is an excellent s: 1. The Second International Symposium on the East African Lakes was held from January at Club Makokola on the southern shore of Lake Malawi.

The symposium was organized by the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL), a research consortium of African, European and North American scientists. African Studies Review. Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa is a collection of ten studies by the most prominent historians of the region.

Slavery was more important in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa than often has been assumed, and Africans from the interior played a more complex role than was previously recognized.

Get this from a library. The East African great lakes: limnology, palaeolimnology, and biodiversity. [Eric O Odada; Daniel O Olago;] -- This volume contains original research papers presented during the Second International Symposium on the Limnology, Climatology, Palaeoclimatology, and Biodiversity of the African Great Lakes.

Slavery was more important in the Great Lakes region than often has been assumed and Africans from the interior played a more complex role than was previously recognised. These ten 10 studies by the most prominent historians of the region.

They reveal the connections between the peoples of the. Summary IDEAL, the International Decade for East African Lakes, is a ten-year multi-national, multi-disciplinary investigation of the biological, geological, chemical, and physical limnology of the East African Lakes, taking into special account the Great Lakes of the East African Rift Valley and the climatology and paleoclimatology of the Rift Valley itself.

Book Description. IDEAL, the International Decade for East African Lakes, is a ten-year multi-national, multi-disciplinary investigation of the biological, geological, chemical, and physical limnology of the East African Lakes, taking into special account the Great Lakes of the East African Rift Valley and the climatology and paleoclimatology of the Rift Valley itself.

The Second International Symposium on the East African Lakes was held from January at Club Makokola on the southern shore of Lake Malawi. The symposium was organized by the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL), a research consortium of African, European and North American scientists interested in promoting the investigations of African.

Politics, Religion and Power in the Great Lakes Region covers the political, religious and power relations in the contemporary Great Lakes States: Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Kenya and the Sudan. The work is important because of the nexus between these countries' shared present and past - their political, socio-economic.

Slavery In The Great Lakes Region Of East Africa, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Looks at the perceptions of one of the main themes of African history: slavery.Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa looks at the perceptions of one of the main themes of African history: slavery.

There was no single form of slavery, and the line between enslaved and nonslave labor was fine. This book challenges the assertion that domestic slavery increased in Africa as the result of the international trade.The African Great Lakes (Swahili: Maziwa Makuu) are a series of lakes constituting the part of the Rift Valley lakes in and around the East African Rift This short article about a place or feature can be made longer.