Accession Number:

ADA149946

Title:

Water Quality Management Studies. Postimpoundment Study of Okatibbee Lake, Okatibbee Creek, Mississippi. May-September 1977.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May-Sep 77.

Corporate Author:

THETA ANALYSIS INC PENSACOLA FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

393.0

Abstract:

During this study from May through september 1977 the physico-chemical and biological status of Okatibbee Lake and the area streams associated with it were investigated in the water column and sediments. Intensive sampling and analyses focused on 6 main stations in Okatibbee Lake and 14 stream sampling stations. Additionally, parameter-specific sampling and analyses was conducted at numerous other sites in the system. Sampling and analytical methods are summarized and a review of results is presented. The discussion section deals with the current chemical and biological conditions of Okatibbee Lake and Creek and the changes which have occurred since impoundment. Included are a summary of findings and a list of recommendations stressing the need for further studies. Originator supplied-keywords include Limnology, Benthos, Plankton, and Stratification.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE