TITLE

Hurricanes hamper Lake Okeechobee restoration

AUTHOR(S)
Gewin, Virginia
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment;Jun2005, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the impact of hurricanes in 2004 on the restoration of Lake Okeechobee in Florida. State of Lake Okeechobee after the hurricanes; Importance of the restoration project for Lake Okeechobee; Concerns over the possible contamination of the lake by algal blooms.
ACCESSION #
17290040

 

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