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Central Amazon floodplain

Central Amazon floodplain

actual use and options for a sustainable management

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Published by Backhuys Publishers in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floodplain ecology -- Amazon River Valley,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Amazon River Valley,
  • Natural resources -- Amazon River Valley -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by W.J. Junk ... [et al.].
    ContributionsJunk, Wolfgang J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH112 .C458 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 584 p. :
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16291776M
    ISBN 109057820749
    ISBN 109789057820748
    LC Control Number2007273865

    The Amazon River (UK: / ˈ æ m ə z ən /, US: / ˈ æ m ə z ɒ n /; Spanish: Río Amazonas, Portuguese: Rio Amazonas) in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and by most accepted definitions it is the second longest river in the world, after the Nile River.. The headwaters of the Apurímac River on Nevado Mismi had been considered for nearly a ⁃ location: Huancayo, Huancayo Province, Peru. In a calendar year, the first peak-flood levels are reached in April and May near the mouth of the Xingu, approximately km from the Atlantic. The next peak floods are in May in the Amazonas stretch near Iquitos, Peru. The final peak floods are in the central Amazon near Manaus in June and July, about 2 months after the highest rainfall.

    Books shelved as floods: The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough, Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of and How It Changed America by John M.   Amazon River flood plain is the largest swamp in the area of the swamp variable l square kilometers to , square kms. Papyrus, aquatic grass, and water hyacinth grows in dense thickets in the shallow sudd is a main sourse of fresh water and the swamps provide the land for this reason some.

      Record floods in Amazonas state in north-west Brazil are becoming a nightmare for residents with experts warning more extreme weather may be in store, reports Donna Bowater.   Otorongo Expeditions Earlier this year, the whole of the Amazon river basin experienced a flood like no other. Peru, Colombia, and Brazil were the most affected, over one million people were struck by surprise as the water level just kept coming up, past its historical level. Many people took a lackadaisical approach to the flood .


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This book presents the results of a year study of the structure and function of one of the largest tropical floodplains, the Amazon River floodplain.

It covers qualitative aspects, e.g., adaptations of aquatic and terrestrial organisms to the flood pulse as well as quantitative aspects, e.g., studies of biomass, primary production, decomposition, and nutrient : Wolfgang J. Junk. This book presents the results of a year study of the structure and function of one of the largest tropical floodplains, the Amazon River floodplain.

It covers in 23 chapters hydrology, hydrochemistry, climatology, soil science, and the ecology of various groups of aquatic and terrestrial plants and animals. This book presents the results of a year study of the structure and function of one of the largest tropical floodplains, the Amazon River floodplain.

It covers qualitative aspects, e.g., adaptations of aquatic and terrestrial organisms to the flood pulse as well as quantitative aspects, e.g., studies of biomass, primary production, decomposition, and nutrient cycles.

This book presents the results of a year study of the structure and function of one of the largest tropical floodplains, the Amazon River floodplain. It covers qualitative aspects, e.g., 1/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Central Amazon floodplain. Leiden: Backhuys Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

This book presents the results of a year study of the structure and function of one of the largest tropical floodplains, the Amazon River floodplain. It covers qualitative aspects, e.g., adaptations of aquatic and terrestrial organisms to the flood pulse as well as quantitative aspects, e.g., studies of biomass, primary production.

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The Flood Pulse Concept 8 Floodplains and Limnological Terminology 10 Distribution and Size of Neotropical Floodplains. 12 Human Impact 16 Objectives and Structure of This Book 17 Part II: The Physical and Chemical Environment 2 The Large Central Amazonian River Floodplains Near Manaus: Geological, Climatological.

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introduction (gerd kohlhepp) 2. neotropical floodplains: a continetal-wide view (wolfgang j. junk) 3. development of central amazonia in the modern era (jörg j. ohly) 4. the central amazon river floodplain: concepts for the sustainable use of its resources (wolfgang j.

junk) by: Every year, overkm 2 of Amazon floodplain forests are covered by water that overflows from rivers. This annual phenomenon forms the most extensive system of riverine flooded forests on Earth - a drastic revolution in the landscape that is vital for the efficient functioning of the Amazon River Basin.

Floodplain forests represent between % of the Amazon Basin area and are highly. Book Review W. JUNK, J. OHLY, M. PIEDADE and M. SOARES: The Central Amazon Floodplain: Actual Use and Options for a Sustainable Management.

Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, pp., ISBN NLGUS$ The book is a result from a long term cooperation between the German Max-Planck Institute of Limnology and the Instituto. The central Amazon floodplain: ecology of a pulsing system.

such pulsing systems is only possible by studying both phases and linking the results into an integrated book presents the results of a year study of Conclusions.- 23 Structure and Function of the Large Central Amazonian River Floodplains: Synthesis and.

Author: Junk, Wolfgang J.; Genre: Book Chapter; Published in Print: ; Title: The Central Amazon River Floodplain: Concepts for the Sustainable Use of its by: Central Amazonian floodplain forests are an unique and endangered ecosystem.

The forests grow in areas that are annually flooded by large rivers during mean periods of up to 8 months and at depths of up to 10 m. Despite this severe stress, these forests consist of over 1, species and are by far the most species-rich floodplain forests worldwide.

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Check back regularly to find your next favourite book.4/5.The rise and fall of the water level in a river is called the flood wave. Its highest point, or crest, travels progressively downstream. In the upstream portions of a river the flood crest passes quickly. Further downstream the greater volume of water causes slower passage of the flood.

Extreme floods on the rise in the Amazon: study which supplies rain clouds to the central and northern Amazon basin.

the Amazon flood cycle is .