The Plata River Basin : International Basin Development and Riverine Fisheries

@inproceedings{Quirs1975ThePR,
  title={The Plata River Basin : International Basin Development and Riverine Fisheries},
  author={Rolando Quir{\'o}s},
  year={1975}
}
Large scale, long-term environmental changes in large river basins are subject to forces external to the water and to biological issues. Prior to 1960, the Plata river basin was almost undeveloped. The regulation of the Parana for hydroelectricity has been increasing noticeably since the early 1970’s. Water in reservoirs located in the upper Parana basin currently comprises more than 70% of the mean annual discharge at its confluence with the Paraguay River. The expansion of hydroelectric… CONTINUE READING

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