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Globally significant greenhouse-gas emissions from African inland waters
Inland waters are important sources of greenhouse gases. Measurements over eight years suggest that African inland waters are a substantial source of greenhouse gases, equivalent to a quarter of theExpand
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Sewage pollution in the Coastal waters of Mombasa City, Kenya: A norm Rather than an Exception
This study investigated the effects of sewage discharge on nutrient concentrations and BOD5 levels in the coastal waters and sediments ofthe City of Mombasa. The results indicated that nutrientExpand
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The response of phytoplankton and zooplankton to river damming in three cascading reservoirs of the Tana River, Kenya
River damming reduces the ecological heterogeneity of ecosystems, with a resultant shift of communities adapted to lotic conditions to those better adapted to the newly created lentic environment.Expand
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Composition, Abundance and Feeding Guilds of Macroinvertebrates in Lake Kenyatta, Kenya
In an attempt to describe the benthic macroinvertebrate assemblage of Lake Kenyatta and recommend possible interventions for sustainable management, sampling was done at different stations using anExpand
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Choose of Heavy Metals Pollution Biomonitors: A Critic of the Method that uses Sediments total Metals Concentration as the Benchmark
The study aimed to come up with a list of specific macroalgae species, which could be used to biomonitor specific metal elements in the coastal waters of East Africa. Water extraction, EDTA, aquaExpand
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The Influence of Land Based Activities on the Phytoplankton Communities of Shimoni-Vanga system, Kenya
Phytoplankton communities play a significant role in the oceanic biological pump by forming the base of the trophic structure. Increase in nutrients loading affects spatial and temporal distributionExpand
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Potentially Harmful Algae along the Kenyan Coast: A Norm or Threat.
Harmful algal blooms are known to cause mortalities of aquatic organisms when in high biomass through formation of anoxic conditions or production of marine biotoxins (that ultimately reach humansExpand
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Challenges and limitations of the 210Pb sediment dating method: Results from an IAEA modelling interlaboratory comparison exercise
Abstract The 210Pb sediment dating is the most widely used method to determine recent (~100–150 years) chronologies and sediment accumulation rates in aquatic environments and has been usedExpand
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Baseline meso-litter pollution in selected coastal beaches of Kenya: Where do we concentrate our intervention efforts?
A total of 23 beaches were surveyed between July and September 2019. Meso-litter was collected by sieving sediment collected from 0.25 m2 quadrats laid along perpendicular transects through 5 mm meshExpand
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The impacts of hydropower development on rural livelihood sustenance
The existing reservoirs on the River Tana (Kenya) were mainly constructed for hydropower generation, with inadequate consideration of the long-term impacts on downstream livelihoods. We investigatedExpand
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