ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF AQUATIC RESOURCES AND MANMADE ECOENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS: LAKES, PONDS AND WETLANDS MANAGEMENT IN CENTRAL GREECE
Αristeidis Mertzanis, Francesco Marabini, Konstantinos Mertzanis, Maceo Giovanni Angeli, Fabrizio Pontoni, Paolo Gasparetto
Pages: 229-245 Published: 7 Jun 2016
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Abstract: Τhe natural lakes Yliki and Paralimni, lake Vromolimni (Kamena Vourla), the artificial lakes Mornos (r. Mornos) and Kremasta (r. Acheloos), the Mediterranean temporary ponds in Mt Oiti and Mt Kallidromos, and the protected wetlands in the valley and delta of Spercheios (Maliakos gulf) and in the Mornos river fan delta (Gulf of Corinth) are among the aquatic resources and delicate ecosystems of Central Greece region (Sterea Hellas). The purpose of the present research is to highlight the main manmade interventions, to evaluate the impact-changes on the natural environment of the research areas, and to propose some ecological restoration proposals and monitoring methods.
Keywords: central greece, environment, geomorphology, lagoons, lakes, ponds, wetlands