Special Issue "Lake Restoration and Management in a Climate Change Perspective"
A special issue of Water (ISSN 2073-4441).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2016)
Prof. Dr. Erik Jeppesen
Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark
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Interests: aquatic ecology with special emphasis on the biological structure and interactions with the nutrient dynamics and climate in lakes; lake restoration; lake re-establishment; palaeoecology; ecosystem modelling
Lakes all around the globe are under severe pressure due to an increasing anthropogenic impact from a growing population in a more developed world. Accordingly, many lakes today are highly eutrophic and suffer from severe blooms of often toxic cyanobacteria, and may be, even more so, in the future unless strong lake management actions are taken. Recent research has further shown that global warming and subsequent change in water use will further stimulate the eutrophication process in lakes. There is therefore a growing demand for lake restoration and insight in sustainable lake management in the future. The measures to be taken, however, depend on the climate and other local conditions. This Special Issue addresses lakes restoration and management in a global climate change perspective. It brings together researchers from different parts of the world and climate zones (Denmark, Turkey, USA, Brazil, New Zealand, and Australia) describing how lakes respond to changes in nutrient loading and climate and how actions are taken to combat eutrophication in their regions. We welcome other contributions.
Prof. Dr. Erik Jeppesen
Dr. Martin Søndergaard
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- lake Management
- lake restoration
- climate change
- global change