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Physico-Chemical Dynamics in Littoral Zone of Nageen Basin of Dal Lake, Kashmir, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Environmental Sciences, Central University of Jammu, INDIA
  • 2Department of Education, J&K Government, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 2, Issue (3), Pages 11-14, March,22 (2013)


The present study has been under taken to evaluate physico-chemical parameters and their dynamics in the littoral zone of Nageen basin of the world famous Dal Lake. The investigated parameters included Air temperature, water temperature, pH, specific conductivity, Total dissolved solids, oxygen saturation, dissolved oxygen, total hardness, calcium, magnesium, total alkalinity, chlorides, orthophosphates, nitrates, and total iron. The investigation revealed that the dynamics of physico-chemical parameters depends on both autochthonous and allochthonous inputs and interactions taking place in the Lake Littorals.


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