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By Brian Moss, Penny Johnes, Geoffrey Phillips (auth.), K. J. Murphy, M. C. M. Beveridge, R. Tippett (eds.)

Loch Lomond has lengthy held a distinct position within the hearts of the entire humans of Scotland not just for its old importance but additionally for the wonderful thing about its nation-state. much less widely recognized is the ecological significance of the world. it's the greatest stretch of freshwater in Britain and the single loch to be crossed through the Highland Boundary Fault, one of many country's most vital geological good points.
The college of Glasgow has famous the significance of this loch located so close to the most campus and has operated a box station on its beaches given that 1948. within the mid-1960s the sector station was once re-established at Rowardennan as an all-year-round facility with laboratory and dwelling lodging for resident learn staff and traveling box classes. In 1992 a symposium used to be held to have fun the twenty fifth anniversary of the hole of the hot station and this quantity offers the lawsuits of that symposium and offers the country of the current wisdom of Loch Lomond. After an advent to Loch Lomond, the papers are divided into 3 sections. part I: The actual and chemical setting of Loch Lomond and its catchment. part II: The biology and ecology of Loch Lomond and its catchment, and part III: matters affecting Loch Lomond and its catchment.

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