Ecological impact of river impoundment using benthic macro-invertebrates as indicators.

  title={Ecological impact of river impoundment using benthic macro-invertebrates as indicators.},
  author={A. E. Ogbeibu and B. J. Oribhabor},
  journal={Water research},
  volume={36 10},
  • A. E. Ogbeibu, B. J. Oribhabor
  • Published 2002
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Water research
  • A study of the benthic macroinvertebrates of a fourth order stream in Southern Nigeria was carried out to assess the ecological impact of impoundment. Three stations 1, 2, and 3 were selected from upstream of the impoundment, the impoundment (reservoir) and its downstream, respectively. There was no significant difference (P > 0.05) in the values of the physical and chemical parameters between the upstream and downstream stations. Water level, transparency, current velocity and dissolved oxygen… CONTINUE READING
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