PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF BOD DAL BASIN OF DAL LAKE, KASHMIR, INDIA
The present paper deals with the physico-chemical characteristics of the Bod Dal basin of Dal lake as observed from January to September 2004. Most of the parameters showed both spatial as well as monthly variations. The water samples showed higher values near house boat area with luxuriant macrophytic growth as compared to open waters indicating heavy organic pollution to the water body from the catchment as well as from the habitations.
MOHAMMAD SALEEM BHAT AND MUDASIR ALI