Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science

Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015

  • Nitrogen and Phosphorus Dynamics in the Waters of the Great Ruaha River, Tanzania

    Matobola Joel Mihale

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 59-71
    Received: 27 August 2015
    Accepted: 11 September 2015
    Published: 26 September 2015
    Abstract: This study assessed the levels of nitrogenous (ammonia, nitrite and nitrate) and phosphate compounds in the water column in the Great Ruaha River (GRR) in response to natural and human pressures. Water were sampled using Teflon capped plastic containers and analysed using standard methods. High levels of ammonia were observed in the Mtera dam and l... Show More