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  • Capacity building for Lake Victoria water quality monitoring and assessment in Kenya. 

    Okungu, J.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    Training programs were designed to provide scientists with strengths in applied limnology, monitoring and the environment. In addition, the training provided scientists with a firm background in data analysis, interpretation ...
  • The Contribution of Atmospheric Deposition to the Nutrient Budget of Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria. 

    Opango, P.O.; Gor, S.A.; Okungu, J.O.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    Concern has been raised about the contribution of atmospheric deposition to the nutrient flux of Lake Victoria. A few studies on the atmospheric deposition over the African Great Lakes have shown that the atmospheric ...
  • Environmental impacts of water quality change on beneficial uses of Lake Victoria. 

    Angweya, R.; Okungu, J.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    The Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) has become a focal point of development in Kenya, thereby attracting intensive multiple land use which has accelerated environmental degradation through siltation, water pollution and changes ...
  • Eutrophication of Lake Victoria, Kenya: lessons for Water quality management. 

    Gikuma-Njuru, P.G.; Mwirigi, P.M.; Okungu, J.O.; Hecky, R.E.; Abuodha, J.O.Z. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    This paper reports on the major limnological and water quality findings in Lake Victoria, Kenya and offers suggestions on sustainable management of lake water quality.
  • Hydrodynamics and Thermal Cycles in Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria. 

    Khisa, P.S.; Njuguna, H.M.; Ngessa, R.; Hecky, R.E.; Abuodha, J.O.Z. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    In this study, meteorological and hydrodynamic data were collected using automated instruments. Meteorological conditions data were logged at 1-hour intervals at the shoreline land station of Yala Swamp. A pressure sensor ...
  • Industrial and municipal effluent loadings into the Lake Victoria catchment, Kenya. 

    Abira, M.A.; Oleko, C.; Okungu, J.O.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    Implementation of the subcomponent on Management of Industrial and Municipal Effluents (MIME) under the LVEMP project was aimed at addressing various deficiencies, which contribute to the overall problem of deterioration ...
  • An introduction to Lake Victoria catchment, water quality, physical limnology and ecosystem status (Kenyan sector). 

    Okungu, J.O.; Njoka, S.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    The Water Quality and Ecosystem Management Components of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP) in the three East African countries collaborating on LVEMP phase 1 have made considerable progress towards ...
  • Lake Victoria monitoring of the pelagic, littoral, river mouths and near shore urban environments, Kenya. 

    Mwirigi, P.M.; Njuru, P.G.; Okungu, J.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kanya, 2005)
    The objectives of the Lake Victoria environment monitoring were to obtain data for: (1) Determination of the present state of the lake water quality and ecosystem. (2) Analysis of the relative importance of the biological ...
  • Meteorology and Hydrology of the Lake Victoria Basin: Kenyan Sector. 

    Sangale, F.; Njuguna, H.; Okungu, J.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    This study reports of the results of extensive field monitoring of river flows and lake levels, rainfall and evaporation. The study’s aim was to elucidate main trends and periods of meteorology and hydrology as revealed ...
  • Non Point loading from the Lake Victoria Catchment – Kenya Section. 

    Gor, S.; Opango, P.; Okungu, J.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    There are nine major rivers traversing the lake Victoria catchment of the Kenya side. The river basin, which ranges from 1000Km2 to 12,842km2 is, characterize by hilly deforested slopes, human settlement and extensive ...
  • Pesticides and Heavy Metals Contamination in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya. 

    Maturwe, B.; Kuto, R.; Okungu, J.O.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    The main objective of the study was to generate information on the levels of pesticide residue levels in soil, sediments and water from river Nyando catchment area, where various pesticides are used for agricultural ...
  • Sedimentation in the Lake Victoria catchment and the Winam Gulf. 

    Masongo, O.; Mwirigi, P.; Okungu, J.; Osio, J.; Abuodha, J.O.Z.; Hecky, R.E. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    The need to carry out sedimentation and sediment characteristics study at the river mouths and the lake was contingent upon the supposition that the rivers in the lake Victoria catchment including surface runoffs convey a ...
  • Spatial-temporal variability of phytoplankton abundance and species composition in Lake Victoria, Kenya: implication for water quality management 

    Abuodha, J.; Mwirigi, P.; Gikuma-Njuru, P.; Okungu, J.; Hecky, R.E. (2006)
    Study of phytoplankton abundance and species composition in Lake Victoria, Kenya showed a marked difference between the main lake and the semi-closed Nyanza (Winam) Gulf. Phytoplankton biomass and species composition showed ...
  • Study on Water Quality and Human Health in the Lake Victoria basin, Kenya. 

    Chebwek, N.; Okungu, J.; Hecky, R.E.; Abuodha, J.O.Z. (Lake Victoria Environment Management Project (LVEMP)Kisumu, Kenya, 2005)
    The main purpose of the Study was to review the relationship between water quality and human health in the Lake region and the effects that various mitigation measures may have. This was to help make future projects to be ...