Schagerl, Michael

Soda Lakes of East Africa

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Table of contents

Part I. Genesis, Physics and Chemistry

1. Dipping into the Soda Lakes of East Africa
Michael Schagerl, Robin W. Renaut

2. Genesis of the East African Rift System
Giday WoldeGabriel, Daniel Olago, Edwin Dindi, Mike Owor

3. Morphometry and Physical Processes of East African Soda Lakes
John M. Melack, Sally MacIntyre

4. Geochemistry of African Soda Lakes
Daniel M. Deocampo, Robin W. Renaut

Part II. Organisms and Their Interactions

5. Bacteria, Archaea and Viruses of Soda Lakes
William D. Grant, Brian E. Jones

6. Tiny and Tough: Microphytes of East African Soda Lakes
Lothar Krienitz, Michael Schagerl

7. The Protozoa of Soda Lakes in East Africa
Andrew W. Yasindi, William D. Taylor

8. Invertebrates of East African Soda Lakes
Seyoum Mengistou

9. Fish Populations in East African Saline Lakes
Geraldine D. Kavembe, Axel Meyer, Chris M. Wood

10. Lesser Flamingo as a Central Element of the East African Avifauna
Lothar Krienitz, Barbara Mähnert, Michael Schagerl

11. Vascular Plants in Eastern Africa Rift Valley Saline Wetlands
Julius Kipkemboi

12. The Ecology of African Soda Lakes: Driven by Variable and Extreme Conditions
Michael Schagerl, Alfred Burian

Part III. Utilization, Threats and Conservation

13. An Underexplored Resource for Biotechnology: Selected Microphytes of East African Soda Lakes and Adjacent Waters
Lothar Krienitz, Christina Bock, Pawan K. Dadheech, Kiplagat Kotut, Wei Luo, Michael Schagerl

14. Conservation and Management of East Africa’s Soda Lakes
David M. Harper, Emma Tebbs, Olivia Bell, Victoria J. Robinson

15. Soda Lakes of the East African Rift System: The Past, the Present and the Future
Steve Omondi Oduor, Kiplagat Kotut

Keywords: Life Sciences, Freshwater & Marine Ecology

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