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Ms. Pamela Tendaupenyu


MSc in Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries (University of Zimbabwe) BSc Hons in Biological Sciences (University of Zimbabwe)

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Research Interests:

water quality
spatial analysis
remote sensing
fish biology

Faculty: Science
Department: Biological Science and Ecology
Research Category: Bioscience

Phone: +263242303211

1. Mhlanga, L., Madzivanzira, T. C., Nhiwatiwa, T., Tendaupenyu, P., Barson, M., Marufu, L., & Songore, N. (2020). Physico-chemical limnology during the filling phase of Tugwi-Mukosi, a tropical reservoir in Zimbabwe. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 45(4), 412-420.
2. Mhlanga, L., Madzivanzira, T. C., Nhiwatiwa, T., Tendaupenyu, P., Barson, M., Marufu, L., & Songore, N. (2020). A survey of phytoplankton and zooplankton communities in the newly created Tugwi-Mukosi reservoir, Zimbabwe, during the filling phase. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 45(4), 466-474.
3. Tendaupenyu, P., & Magadza, C. H. (2019). Enrichment and geoaccumulation of metals in the superficial sediments of Lake Chivero, Zimbabwe. Lakes & reservoirs: research & management, 24(3), 275-286.
4. Tendaupenyu, P., Matawa, F., & Magadza, C. H. D. (2018). Spatial distribution of surface sediment nutrients of a subtropical hypereutrophic lake: Lake Chivero, Zimbabwe. Environmental nanotechnology, monitoring & management, 10, 399-408.
5. Tendaupenyu, P., & Magadza, C. H. D. (2017). Nutrient concentrations in the surface sediments of Lake Chivero, Zimbabwe: A shallow, hypereutrophic, subtropical artificial lake. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management, 22(4), 297-309.
6. Tendaupenyu, P., Magadza, C. H. D., & Murwira, A. (2017). Changes in landuse/landcover patterns and human population growth in the Lake Chivero catchment, Zimbabwe. Geocarto International, 32(7), 797-811.
7. Mhlanga, L., Mhlanga, W., & Tendaupenyu, P. (2014). Response of phytoplankton assemblages isolated for short periods of time in a hyper-eutrophic reservoir (Lake Chivero, Zimbabwe). Water SA, 40(1), 157-164.
8. Mhlanga, L., Mhlanga, W., Mwera, P., & Tendaupenyu, P. (2014). Could phosphorus concentrations increase with the development of cage culture in Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe?. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 39(1), 123-125.
9. Tendaupenyu, P. (2012). Nutrient limitation of phytoplankton in five impoundments on the Manyame River, Zimbabwe. Water SA, 38(1), 97-104.

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