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  • Shalom M. Mandaville Post-Grad Dip., Professional Lake Manage. (limnesImg-atsign-bold.gifchebucto.ns.ca), Soil & Water Conservation Society of Metro Halifax (SWCSMH) with varied assistance from leading scientist-partners (present/past) and other professionals, mostly published/peer reviewed.

  • Overview on our founding and update: We were founded on the express encouragement of the Hon. John Leefe and senior staff of the Nova Scotia Environment Department in 1989. The inaugural invitation was sent to a host of provincial and municipal bodies. Our extensive scientific research, to various degrees, is conducted as volunteers.

  • The Challenge of Change, Our Province, Our Future, Our Choice, March 1991.

Leading references in lake management and water quality

A listing of select references:-
  • Mackie, G.L. 2004. Applied Aquatic Ecosystem Concepts. Second Ed. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. 784 pp. ISBN 0-7575-0883-9.  <-- (excellent undergrad/grad reference in limnology; also includes reference tables for the more advanced professional)

  • A Function-Based Framework for Stream Assessment and Restoration Projects. 2012. Harman, W., Starr, R.,  Carter, M.,  Tweedy, K., Clemmons, M., Suggs, K., and Miller, C. 2012. US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds, Washington, DC. EPA 843-K-12-006. 344pp.

  • Wetzel, R.G. 2001. Limnology. Lake and River Ecosystems. Third Ed. Academic Press, San Diego. xvi, 1006 pp. ISBN 0-12-744760-1.  <-- (advanced reference)

  • Wetzel, R.G., and Likens, G.E. 2000. Limnological Analyses. 3rd Ed. Springer, New York. xv, 429 pp.

  • Smol, J.P. 2008. Pollution of Lakes and Rivers: A Paleoenvironmental Perspective. 2nd ed. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. x,383 pp. ISBN-13: 978-1-4051-5913-5.  <-- (advanced reference)

  • CCME-Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines Summary Table (it also has links to introductory text, factsheet, and/or protocols for specific information and implementation guidance pertaining to each environmental quality guideline).

  • Developing Biocriteria as a Water Quality Assessment Tool, CCME, 2006 (Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment)

  • Fact sheet for the phosphorus guidance framework, CCME, 2004 (Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment)

  • Holdren, C., Jones, W., and Taggart, J. 2001. Managing Lakes and Reservoirs. N. Am. Lake Manage. Soc. and Terrene Inst., in coop. with Off. Water Assess. Watershed Prot. Div. U.S. Environ. Prot. Agency, Madison, WI. xiv, 382 pp.

  • Wedepohl, R.E., D.R. Knauer, G.B. Wolbert, H. Olem, P.J. Garrison, and K. Kepford. 1990. Monitoring Lake and Reservoir Restoration. EPA 440/4-90-007. Prep. by N. Am. Lake Manage. Soc. for U.S.E.P.A. 142 pp.
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