Centre for Biodiversity & Ecology Research

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science & Engineering

The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

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Lakes research


Rotorua Lakes: View historical data on the Rotorua Lakes. Current research on the problems of the Rotorua Lakes is being carried out by Professor David Hamilton and his research group.

RSNZ presentations:

Research into the trophic status of lakes Rotorua and Rotoiti: Presentations to the Rotorua Branch of the RSNZ on 4 August 2003 focussed on a nutrient budget for Lake Rotoiti (Will Alexander), the phytoplankton dynamics in the Rotorua lakes (Eloise Ryan), and internal nutrient cycling in Lake Rotorua (David Burger). Prof. David Hamilton gave an overview of the research.