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References

Drainage Basin

Atlas of Alberta. 1969. The Univ. Alta. Press, Edmonton in assoc. with Univ. Toronto Press, Toronto.

Hardy, W.G. [ed.-in-chief] 1967. Alberta-A natural history. M.G. Hurtig Publ., Edmonton.

Hausenbuiller, R.L. 1978. Soil Science: Principles and practises. Wm. C. Brown Co., Dubuque, Iowa.

Lacate, D.S. 1969. Guidelines for biophysical land classification. Dept. For. Rural Devel., Ottawa.

Longwell, C.R. and R.F. Flint. 1961. Introduction to physical geology. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Shaw, R.D. and E.E. Prepas. 1989. Groundwater-lake interactions: II. Nearshore seepage patterns and the contribution of groundwater to lakes in central Alberta. J. Hydrol. [in press]

Shaw, R.D., J.F.H. Shaw, H. Fricker and E.E. Prepas. 1990. An integrated approach to quantify groundwater transport of phosphorus to Narrow Lake, Alberta. Limnol. Oceanogr. [in press]

Strong, W.L. and K.R. Leggatt. 1981. Ecoregions of Alberta. Alta. En. Nat. Resour., Resour Eval. Plan. Div., Edmonton.

 

Lake Basin

Alberta Environment. n.d.[a]. Envir. Assess. Div., Envir. Qlty. Monit. Br. Unpubl. data, Edmonton.

-----. n.d.[b]. Tech. Serv. Div., Hydrol. Br. Unpubl. data, Edmonton.

Bothe, R.A. and C. Abraham. 1987. Evaporation and evapotranspiration in Alberta 1912 to 1985. Alta. Envir., Tech. Serv. Div., Hydrol. Br., Edmonton.

Crowe, A. and F.W. Schwartz. 1982. The groundwater component of the Wabamun Lake eutrophication study. Alta. Envir., Poll. Contr. Div., Water Qlty. Contr. Br., Edmonton.

Hardy, W.G. [ed.-in-chief] 1967. Alberta - A natural history. M.G. Hurtig Publ., Edmonton.

Hickman, M. 1990. Univ. Alta., Dept. Bot., Edmonton. Pers. comm.

-----, C. Schweger and T. Habgood. n.d. The paleoenvironmental history of Lake Wabamun, Alberta. Alta. Envir., Poll. Contr. Div., Water Qlty. Contr. Br. Unpubl. rep., Edmonton.

Hutchinson, G.E. 1957. A treatise on limnology, Vol. 1: Geography, physics and chemistry. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Shaw, R.D. and E.E. Prepas. 1989. Groundwater-lake interactions: II. Nearshore seepage patterns and the contribution of groundwater to lakes in central Alberta. J. Hydrol. [in press]

Shaw, R.D., J.F.H. Shaw, H. Fricker and E.E. Prepas. 1990. An integrated approach to quantify groundwater transport of phosphorus to Narrow Lake, Alberta. Limnol. Oceanogr. [in press]

Trew, D.O., D.J. Beliveau and E.I. Yonge. 1987. The Baptiste Lake study technical report. Alta. Envir., Poll. Contr. Div., Water Qlty. Contr. Br., Edmonton. Wetzel, R.G. 1983. Limnology. 2nd ed. Saunders College Publ., New York.

 

Water Quality

Alberta Environment. n.d. Envir. Assess. Div., Envir. Qlty. Monit. Br. Unpubl. data, Edmonton.

Armstrong, F.A.J. and D.W. Schindler. 1971. Preliminary chemical characterization of waters in the Experimental Lakes Area, Northwestern Ontario. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 28:171-187.

Babin, J. and E.E. Prepas. 1985. Modelling winter oxygen depletion rates in ice-covered temperate zone lakes in Canada. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 42:239-249.

Barica, J. 1977. Effect of freeze-up on major ion and nutrient content of a prairie winterkill lake. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 34:2210-2215.

Bierhuizen, J.F.H. and E.E. Prepas. 1985. Relationship between nutrients, dominant ions, and phytoplankton standing crop in prairie saline lakes. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 42:1588-1594.

Burgis, M.J. and P. Morris. 1987. The natural history of lakes. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England.

Chambers, P.A. and E.E. Prepas. 1988. Underwater spectral attenuation and its effect on the maximum depth of angiosperm colonization. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 45:1010-1017.

Marino, R., R.W. Howarth, J. Shamess and E.E. Prepas. 1990. Molybdenum and sulfate as controls on the abundance of nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria in Alberta saline lakes. Limnol. Oceanogr. [in press]

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 1982. Eutrophication of waters: Monitoring, assessment and control. Organisation Econ. Co-operation Devel. publ., Paris.

Prepas, E.E. 1983. Total dissolved solids as a predictor of lake biomass and productivity. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 40:92-95.

----- and D.O. Trew. 1983. Evaluation of the phosphorus-chlorophyll relationship for lakes off the Precambrian Shield in western Canada. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 40:27-35.

Prepas, E.E., T.P. Murphy, J.M. Crosby, D.T. Walty, J.T. Lim, J. Babin and P.A. Chambers. 1990. The reduction of phosphorus and chlorophyll a concentrations following CaCO 3 and Ca(OH) 2 additions to hypereutrophic Figure Eight Lake, Alberta. Envir. Sci. Tech. [in press]

Prepas, E.E., J.F.H. Shaw and E.E. Prepas. 1989. Potential significance of phosphorus release from shallow sediments of deep Alberta lakes. ms submitted to Limnol. Oceanogr.

Ruttner, F. 1974. Fundamentals of limnology. 4th ed. (translated from German by D.G. Frey and F.E.J. Fry) Univ. Toronto Press, Toronto.

Shaw, R.D., J.F.H. Shaw, H. Fricker and E.E. Prepas. 1990. An integrated approach to quantify groundwater transport of phosphorus to Narrow Lake, Alberta. Limnol. Oceanogr. [in press]

Shaw, R.D., A.M. Trimbee, A. Minty, H. Fricker and E.E. Prepas. 1989. Atmospheric deposition of phosphorus and nitrogen in central Alberta with emphasis on Narrow Lake, Alberta. Water, Air, and Soil Poll. 43:119-134.

Vallentyne, J.R. 1974. The algal bowl. Dept. Fish. Oceans, Ottawa.

Wetzel, R.G. 1983. Limnology. 2nd ed. Saunders College Publ., New York.

 

Biological Characteristics

Phytoplankton

Alberta Environment. 1989. Algal blooms. Envir. Assess. Div., Envir. Qlty. Mont. Br., Edmonton.

Hickman, M. and J.M. White. 1989. Late Quaternary paleoenvironment of Spring Lake, Alberta, Canada. J. Paleolimnology 2:305-317.

Prescott, G.W. 1978. How to know the freshwater algae. 3rd ed. Wm. C. Brown Co. Publ., Dubuque, Iowa.

Reynolds, C.S. 1984. The ecology of freshwater phytoplankton. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England.

Schweger, C.E. and M. Hickman. 1989. Holocene paleohydrology of central Alberta: Testing the general-circulation-model climate simulations. Can. J. Earth Sci. 26:1826-1833.

Aquatic Macrophytes

Alberta Environment. n.d. Aquatic plant management. Envir. Assess. Div., Pest. Chem. Br., Edmonton.

Beak Consultants Ltd. 1980. The effect of thermal discharges on the aquatic plants and other biota of Wabamun Lake, Alberta. Prep. for CaIg. Power Ltd., Calgary.

Burland, R.G. 1981. An identification guide to Alberta aquatic plants. Alta. Envir., Poll. Contr. Div., Pest. Chem. Br., Edmonton.

Chambers, P.A. and E.E. Prepas. 1988. Underwater spectral attenuation and its effect on the maximum depth of angiosperm colonization. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 45:1010-1017.

Fassett, N.C. 1975. A manual of aquatic plants. Univ. Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin.

Moss, E.H. 1983. Flora of Alberta. 2nd ed. Univ. Toronto Press, Toronto. Sculthorpe, C.D. 1967. The biology of aquatic vascular plants. Edward Arnold Ltd., London, England.

Zoo plankton

Alberta Environment. n.d. Envir. Assess. Div., Envir. Qlty. Monit. Br. Unpubl. data, Edmonton.

Anderson, R.S. 1974. Crustacean plankton communities of 340 lakes and ponds in and near the National Parks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. J. Fish Res. Bd. Can. 31:855-869.

Edmondson, W.T. [ed.] 1959. Fresh-water biology. John Wiley & Sons, New York. Hutchinson, G.E. 1967. A treatise on Limnology, Vol. II:. Introduction to lake biology and the limnoplankton. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Patalas, K. n.d. Envir. Can., Freshwater Inst. Unpubl. data, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Prepas, E.E. and K. Field. n.d. Univ. Alta., Dept. Zool. Unpubl. data, Edmonton. Prepas, E.E. and J. Vickery. 1984. The contribution of particulate phosphorus (>250 µm) to the total phosphorus pool in lake water. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 41:351-363.

Wetzel, R.G. 1983. Limnology. 2nd ed. Saunders College Publ., New York.

Benthic Invertebrates

Clifford, H.F. n.d. The aquatic invertebrates of Alberta: An illustrated guide. Univ. Alta., Dept. Zool. Unpubl. rep., Edmonton. Wetzel, R.G. 1983. Limnology. 2nd ed. Saunders College Publ., New York.

Regier, H.A. 1987. Freshwater fish and fisheries of Canada, p. 295-319. In M.C. Healy and R.R. Wallace [ed.] Canadian aquatic resources. Can. Bull. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 215, Ottawa.

Robinson, C.L.K. and W.M. Tonn. 1989. Influence of environmental factors and piscivory in structuring fish assemblages of small Alberta lakes. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 46:81-89.

Wildlife

Banfield, W.F. 1974. The mammals of Canada. NatI. Museums Can., Ottawa and Univ. Toronto Press, Toronto.

Finlay, J. [ed.] 1984. A bird-finding guide to Canada. Hurtig Publ., Edmonton.

----- and C. Finlay. 1987. Parks in Alberta: A guide to peaks, ponds, parklands & prairies. Hurtig Publ., Edmonton.

Godfrey, W.E. 1986. The birds of Canada. Natl. Museums Can., Ottawa.

Provincial Museum of Alberta. 1980. A nature guide to Alberta. Hurtig. Publ., Edmonton.

Salt, W.R. and A.L. Wilk. 1966. Birds of Alberta. The Queen's Printer, Edmonton. Soper, J.D. 1964. Mammals of Alberta. The Queen's Printer, Edmonton.

Fish

Alberta Forestry, Lands and Wildlife. 1984. Status of the fish and wildlife resource in Alberta. Fish Wild. Div., Edmonton.

Crossman, E.J. and D.E. McAllister. 1986. Zoogeography of freshwater fishes of the Hudson Bay drainage, Ungava Bay and the Arctic Archipelago, p. 53-104. In C.H. Hocutt and E.O. Wiley [ed.] The zoogeography of North American fishes. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Hokanson, K.E.F. 1977. Temperature requirements of some percids and adaptations to the seasonal temperature cycle. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 34:1524-1550.

Loftus, K.H., M.G. Johnson and H.A. Regier. 1978. Federal-provincial strategic planning for Ontario fisheries: Management strategy for the 1980s. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 35:916-927.

Nelson, J.S. 1977. The postglacial invasion of fishes into Alberta. Alta. Nat. 7:129-135.

-----. 1989. Univ. Alta., Dept. Zool., Edmonton. Pers. comm.

Paetz, M.1. and 1.5. Nelson. 1970. The fishes of Alberta. The Queen's Printer, Edmonton.

Paetz, M.1. and K.A. Zelt. 1974. Studies of northern Alberta lakes and their fish populations. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 31:1007-1020.

Rawson, D.S. 1958. Indices to lake productivity and their significance in predicting conditions in reservoirs and lakes with disturbed water levels, p. 27-42. In P.A. Larkin [ed.] H.R. MacMillan lectures in fisheries: The investigation of fish-power problems. Univ. BC, Vancouver.

 

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