Tropical Freshwater Ecosystems

Authored by: Sven Jørgensen , Jose Galizia Tundisi , Takako Matsumura Tundisi

Handbook of Inland Aquatic Ecosystem Management

Print publication date:  October  2012
Online publication date:  October  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439845257
eBook ISBN: 9781439845264
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b13038-9

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Abstract

The two major watersheds of the South American continent are the Amazon watershed and the La Plata watershed. Other watersheds of importance are the Orinoco, Magdalena, and São Francisco River basin (Figure 7.1).

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