Detail of Grant Awarded General Researches
Limnological study of the Asakawa River basin
|Affiliation||Oume City Board of Education “temporary employee”|
The area for the survey was in the middle of the right bank of Tamagawa(Tama-river). Tamagawa is fed by a few tributaries such as Yajikawa, Asakawa, Oukurikawa, Misawakawa. The headstream of Asakawa consists of Kawaguchikawa, Kitaasakawa, Minamiasakawa, Yudonokawa. As the area was only one hour train ride away from downtown Tokyo, it had rapidly developed since 1970s and the water words had been laid. However, the water quality there was bad. As the sewage system was not yet ready.
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