Lake Kasumigaura trend monitoring station


National Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Global Environmental Research

Research Theme

Lake Kasumigaura is an Eutrophic lake representing our country, registered into GEMS/Water as an observation site. The objective is to observe the water quality and the aquatic life regularly, and to produce results of the observation as the research information.

Site Outline

霞ヶ浦 (Lake Kasumigaura)
成因(Origin) 海跡湖(Inland sea lake)
湖面標高(Altitude of surface above sea level) 0.16 m
水深(平均/最大) (Depth(mean/deepest point) 4/7 m
湖面積(Area) 220 km2
湖容積(Volume) 8.5 x 10e+8 m3
流域面積(Area of basin) 2,157 km2
湖岸線長(Perimeter) 252 km


  • Address : Center for Global Environmental Research, National Institute fr Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-0053, Japan
  • Name : Shin-ichiro Matsuzaki
  • Phone : 029-850-2517
  • Fax : 029-858-2645
  • E-mail : cgermoni@nies.go.jp

WWW site URL

Japanese: http://db.cger.nies.go.jp/gem/inter/GEMS/database/kasumi/index.html

English: http://db.cger.nies.go.jp/gem/moni-e/inter/GEMS/database/kasumi/index.html


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