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The Skadar/Shkodra Lake Environment

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of the ecosystem and current climate change issues in the Lake Skadar/Shkodra region

  • Written by experts from diverse disciplines

  • Will appeal to environmental managers, scientists and policymakers alike

Part of the book series: The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry (HEC, volume 80)

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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-99250-1
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Table of contents (23 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    • Vladimir Pešić, Gordan S. Karaman, Andrey G. Kostianoy
    Pages 1-10
  3. The Physical and Geographical Characteristics of the Lake Skadar Basin

    • Goran Barović, Velibor Spalević, Vladimir Pešić, Duško Vujačić
    Pages 11-23
  4. Hydrogeology of the Skadar Lake Basin

    • Milan M. Radulović
    Pages 25-45
  5. The Obscure History of the Lake Skadar and Its Biota: A Perspective for Future Research

    • Michał Grabowski, Aleksandra Jabłońska, Anna Wysocka, Vladimir Pešić
    Pages 47-61
  6. Climate Change in the Lake Skadar/Shkodra Region

    • Andrey G. Kostianoy, Ilya V. Serykh, Evgeniia A. Kostianaia
    Pages 63-88
  7. Satellite Remote Sensing of Lake Skadar/Shkodra

    • Andrey G. Kostianoy, Dmitry M. Soloviev, Evgeniia A. Kostianaia, Alexander M. Sirota
    Pages 89-120
  8. The Water and Sediment Chemistry of Lake Skadar

    • Vlatko Kastratović
    Pages 121-140
  9. Metal Pollution: Evidences from Plants, Aquatic Invertebrates and Fish from Lake Skadar

    • Vesna Vukašinović-Pešić, Nada Blagojević
    Pages 141-151
  10. Charophytes (Charales) of Lake Skadar/Shkodra: Ecology and Distribution

    • Jelena Blaženčić, Lefter Kashta, Aleksandra Vesić, Vera Biberdžić, Branka Stevanović
    Pages 169-202
  11. The Zooplankton of Lake Skadar/Shkodra: Species Diversity and Abundance

    • Spase Shumka, Maria Špoljar, Orhideja Tasevska
    Pages 239-254
  12. The Diversity of the Zoobenthos Communities of the Lake Skadar/Shkodra Basin

    • Vladimir Pešić, Piotr Gadawski, Bogić Gligorović, Peter Glöer, Michal Grabowski, Tibor Kovács et al.
    Pages 255-293
  13. Parasites of Lake Skadar

    • Branko Radujković, Danijela Šundić
    Pages 325-337
  14. The Diversity and Endemism of Aquatic Subterranean Fauna of the Lake Skadar/Shkodra Basin

    • Vladimir Pešić, Gordan S. Karaman, Boris Sket
    Pages 339-361
  15. Diversity and Conservation Status of Batrachofauna and Herpetofauna in the Lake Skadar Region

    • Jelka Crnobrnja-Isailović, Lidija Polović, Katarina Ljubisavljević, Natalija Čađenović, Tijana Čubrić, Idriz Haxhiu
    Pages 383-414

About this book

This book reviews the unique ecosystem of the Lake Skadar/Shkodra and its basin, and discusses the latest advances made in this region to face the impact of climate change.  Divided into 23 chapters, the book gathers leading expertise from various scientific and engineering communities and provides readers with extensive discussions of core issues, including the water and sediment chemistry of Lake Skadar/Shkodra and the metal pollution that is evident in plants, aquatic invertebrates and fish. Readers will discover how a sustainable science-based management approach can be applied to the Lake Skadar/Shkodra region, and will learn about the environment prospects for the region. This book is intended as an essential tool for all scientists interested in the Lake Skadar/Shkodra environment – in particular those investigating the interactions between land and water, between limnology and biota, and between natural and cultural resources.

Keywords

  • Hydrogeology
  • Sediment chemistry
  • Metal pollution
  • Sediment quality
  • Satellite remote sensing
  • Skadar/Shkodra Lake Plankton
  • water quality and water pollution

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Biology, University of Montenegro Department of Biology, Podgorica, Montenegro

    Vladimir Pešić

  • Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts , Podgorica, Montenegro

    Gordan Karaman

  • P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanolology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

    Andrey G. Kostianoy

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 219.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-99250-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 379.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)