Limnology in Developing Countries

Limnology in Developing Countries

Limnology in Developing Countries, Volume 1

Brij Gopal and Robert G. Wetzel, Editors

ISBN: 81-86047-14-X

Limnological research and training in Ghana:The past, present and perspectives for future development (Pages 1-39)
Emmanuel Frempong

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

 Limnology in Tunisia (Pages 41-61)
Jeanne Zaouali

Institut National Agronomique de Tunisie, 43 av. Charles Nicolle, Tunis, Tunisia

Limnological research and training in Sri Lanka: State of the art and future needs (Pages 63-118)

Department of Zoology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

P.K. deSilva

Department of Zoology, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Limnological research in Bangladesh (Pages 105-120)
Moniruzzaman Khondker

Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Limnology in the wet tropics: Papua New Guinea (Pages 121-161)
Patrick L. Osborne

School of Science, University of Western Sydney, Bourke Street, Richmond 2753, New South Wales, Australia

Status of limnological research and training in Malaysia (Pages 163-189)
Sino-Chye Ho

School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia

State of limnology in Pakistan (Pages 191-230)
Saiyida Nazneen

Department of Zoology, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan


Limnology in Developing Countries, Volume 2

Robert G. Wetzel and Brij Gopal, Editors

ISBN: 81-86047-19-0

A review of the state of limnology in Uruguay (Pages 1-31)
Daniel Conde

University of Uruguay, Department of Limnology,11400 Montevideo, Uruguay

Ruben Sommaruga

University of Innsbruck, Institute of Zoology and Limnology, 6020 Innsbruck, Australia

Limnology in Costa Rica (Pages 33-62)
Gerardo Umana V

Centro de Investigación en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Escuela de Biología, Universídad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica, E-mail:

Kurt A. Haberyan

Department of Biology, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO 64468, USA, E-mail:

Sally P. Horn

Department of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA, E-mail:

Limnology in Ethiopia (Pages 63-118)
Claudiu Tudorancea

Faculty of Biology, “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca 3400, Romania

Zinabu Gebre Mariam and Elias Dadebo

Awassa College of Agriculture, P.O. Box 5, Awassa, Ethiopia

Limnology in Indonesia: From the legacy of the past to the prospects for the future (Pages 119-234)
Pasi Lehmusluoto

Expedition Indodanau, P.O. Box 717, FIN-00101 Helsinki, Finland

Badruddin Machbub, Nana Terangna, Firdaus Achmad, Lusia Boer, Simon Sembiring Brahmana, Bambang Setiadji, Bambang Priadie

Expedition Indodanau, Research Institute for Water Resources Development, Jl. Ir. H. Juanda 193, Bandung, 40135, Indonesia

Kris Herawan Timotius

Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Satya Wacana Christian University, Salatiga 50770, Indonesia

Friedhelm Goeltenboth

VISCA-GTZ Applied Tropical Ecology Program, Visayas State College of Agriculture, Baybay, Leyte, The Philippines

Moroccan limnology (Pages 235-330)
Hassan Chergui

Hydrobiologie et Ecologie Générale, Faculté des Sciences Dhar el Mehraz, B.P. 1796, Fès-Atlas, Morocco

Eric Pattee

ESA CNRS 5023 Ecologie des Eaux Douces, Université Claude Bernard Lyon-I, F-69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France

Khadija Essafi and Mohamed Alaoui Mhamdi

Hydrobiologie et Ecologie Générale, Faculté des Sciences Dhar el Mehraz, B.P. 1796, Fès-Atlas, Morocco


Limnology in Developing Countries, Volume 3

Robert G. Wetzel and Brij Gopal, Editors

ISBN: 81-86047-21-2

Limnology in Algeria (Pages 1-34)
James Gagneur

CESAC, Laboratory Hydrobiology, University Toulouse III, F-31062 Toulouse Cedex 4, France.

Hichem Kara

Department Science de la Mer, University of Annaba, Oued Kouba, DZA-23003 Annaba, Algeria

Status and future needs of limnological research in Belize (Pages 35-68)
P. C. Esselman

Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA

E. Boles

Department of Biology, University of Belize, Belize City, Belize

Development of limnology in Colombia (Pages 69-119)
Gabriel Roldan

Departamento de Biología, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Efraín Ruiz

Departamento de Química, Universidad de los Andes, Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia

A review of limnology of Malawi (Pages 121-189)
Orton V. Msiska

Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia


Limnology in Developing Countries, Volume 4

Robert G. Wetzel and Brij Gopal, Editors

ISBN: 81-86047-23-9

Limnology in South Africa: Past and Present Status and Future Needs (Pages 1-116)
Brian Allanson

Institute for Water Research, Rhodes University, South Africa, E-mail:

Limnology of Zimbabwe (Pages 117-170)
Rudo A. Sanyanga

Biology and Environmental Studies, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA 99362 USA

Lindah Mhlanga

University Lake Kariba Research Station, P.O. Box 48, Kariba, Zimbabwe

Limnology in Turkey (Pages 171-218)
Nuray (Emir) Akbulut

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology-Hydrobiology, 06532 Beytepe (Ankara), Turkey

Limnology in the Sultanate of Oman (Pages 219-244)
Reginald Victor

Center for Environmental Studies and Research (CESAR) and Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, P.O. Box 36, PC 123, Sultanate of Oman