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Acid Rain/Fisheries

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R. E. Johnson, editor

357 pages Published by American Fisheries Society Publication date: 1982

Summary

International symposium on acid rain’s immediate damage and future threat to fish and aquatic resources in North America.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Symposium T. A. Haines

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Acid Rain — Environmental Crisis of the Eighties R. Simmons

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

An Historical Perspective on Acid Precipitation E. B. Cowling

Acid Rain Chemodynamics H. T. Spencer

CASE HISTORIES

Historical Fisheries Changes Related to Surface Water pH Changes in Canada H. H. Harvey and C. Lee

Historical Fisheries Changes in the United States Related to Decreases in Surface Water pH C. L. Schofield

Current Status of Lake Acidification and its Effects on the Fishery Resources of Canada J. R. M. Kelso and C. K. Minns

Recent Impacts of Acidification on Fisheries Resources in the U.S. M. H. Pfeiffer

GEOCHEMISTRY

The Effects of Acidification on the Chemistry of Ground and Surface Waters S. A. Norton

Susceptibility of Surface Waters to Acidification A. Henriksen

IMPACTS ON DECOMPOSERS, PLANTS, INVERTEBRATES

Effects of Acidification on Aquatic Primary Producers and Decomposers G. R. Hendrey

Planktonic Fluctuations in a Fertilized, Acidic Lake: the Role of Invertebrate Predators N. C. Yan, C. J. Lafrance, and G. G. Hitchin

IMPACTS ON FISH

Physiological Effects of Acid Stress on Fish H. Leivestad

Effects on Fish of Metals Associated with Acidification J. P. Baker

Reproduction in Fish Experiencing Acid and Metal Stress R. H. Peterson, P. G. Daye, G. L. Lacroix, and E. T. Garside

Physiological Mechanisms of Acid Toxicity to Fish C. M. Wood and D. G. McDonald

Population Responses of Fish in Acidified Waters H. H. Harvey

IMPACTS ON AMPHIBIANS

Responses of Amphibians to Acid Precipitation M. A. Tome and F. H. Pough

PROGNOSIS AND REMEDIAL ACTION

Information Needs for Regulatory Control of Acidic Precipitation L. Smith

Problem Complexity in Predicting Impacts from Altered Precipitation Chemistry G. E. Glass and T. G. Bridges

Remedial Actions for Interim Maintenance of Fish Stocks in Acidified Waters W. A. Flick, C. L. Schofield, and D. A. Webster

SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CONCERNS

Socio-Economic Measurement of Acid Rain Impacts on Fisheries A. L. W. Tuomi

Acid Rain and International Law I. H. Courage

SUMMARY AND OVERVIEW

Acid Rain and Fisheries — an Overview M. G. Johnson

Closing Remarks T. A. Haines