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Title: Investigation into algal bloom conditions in three fresh water ponds located at the Miniature Pony Centre, Mortonhampstead (1996)
Author: N. Hicks
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: devon area internal report november 1996
The miniature pony centre is a commercial tourist attraction located on the outskirts of Moretonhampstead, Devon at N.G.R. SX 718 846. The centre has three spring fed fresh water ponds within the grounds. The ponds are used as an exhibit whilst creating a habitat for rainbow trout, geese, ornamental and wild ducks. During the summer of 1996 an algal bloom appeared in two of the three ponds at the centre, these events have coincided with mortalities of a large number of rainbow trout and four ducks. The objectives of this document are Collection of relevant data by the deployment of suitable water monitoring equipment in the three ponds over the period of one week during algal bloom conditions.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Algal bloomsRecreationWater qualityPondsWaterfowlWater quality surveys
Geographic Keywords: Moretonhampstead
Extent: n.p. [19]
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