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Palaeoecological study of Llyn Padarn

Bennion, H; Burgess, A; Roe, K; Yang, H; Thomas, R; (2010) Palaeoecological study of Llyn Padarn. (CCW Contract Science Report 918 ). ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre. University College London Green open access

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Abstract

This report summarises the findings of a study that was carried out to assess environmental change over the last 200 years in Llyn Padarn. The lake is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for several reasons including its populations of Arctic charr and floating water-plantain. However, there have been growing concerns about the water quality of Llyn Padarn in recent years owing to a decline in the adult charr population and occurrence of the blue-green algal bloom in 2009. Enrichment of the lake is a particular concern as the lake receives effluent from the Llanberis sewage treatment works (STW). In the light of the high conservation interest of Llyn Padarn, an understanding of recent environmental change is required

Type: Report
Title: Palaeoecological study of Llyn Padarn
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/research/research-centr...
Language: English
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS > Dept of Geography
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10116225
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