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Sedimentation in Rio La Venta Canyon in Netzahualcoyotl Reservoir, Chiapas, MexicoAuthor(s): Juan Antonio de la Fuente; Tom Lisle; Jose Velasquez; Bonnie L. Allison; Alisha Miller
Source: Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 83(47): F430.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionSedimentation of Rio La Venta as it enters the Netzahualcoyotl Reservoir in Chiapas, Mexico, threatens a unique part of the aquatic ecosystem. Rio La Venta enters the reservoir via a narrow canyon about 16 km long with spectacular, near-vertical limestone bluffs up to 320 m high and inhabited by the flora and fauna of a pristine tropical forest.
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Citationde la Fuente, Juan Antonio; Lisle, Tom; Velasquez, Jose; Allison, Bonnie L.; Miller, Alisha. 2000. Sedimentation in Rio La Venta Canyon in Netzahualcoyotl Reservoir, Chiapas, Mexico. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 83(47): F430.
KeywordsPSW4351, sediment, sedimentation, Chiapas, Mexico, tropical forest
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