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Monthly water quality monitoring by local communities around Vembanad Lake, India

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-01-17 12:34:04
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2013-01-17 12:34:04

Summary

This is a map of locations where the water quality of Vembanad lake is monitored by local communities once in a month, with the support of Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE). The attached data contains status of 25 water quality parameters, sampled once in a month. Vembanad wetland, which is the largest wetland system on the west-coast of India, is facing a grave environmental threat due to the pollution from various human activities. Industrial and agro-chemical residues, municipal sewage, domestic wastes, effluents from motor boats, lake tourism and coir retting to open water bodies are the major sources of pollution. ATREE, a conservation organization, through its participatory water watch program [...]

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India Biodiversity Portal, M.C. Kiran<br />
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:36:40 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin ffd772d797684c55a6a787070d7d6486

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