Spatiotemporal Dynamics and Environmental
Controlling Factors of the Lake Tana Water Hyacinth
in Ethiopia
Abeyou W. Worqlul 1,*, Essayas K. Ayana 2, Yihun T. Dile 2, Mamaru A. Moges 3,
Minychl G. Dersseh 3, Getachew Tegegne 4,5 and Solomon Kibret 6

Abstract: The largest freshwater lake in Ethiopia, Lake Tana, has faced ecological disaster due to
water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) infestation. The water hyacinth is a threat not only to the
ecology but also to the socioeconomic development of the region and cultural value of the lake,
which is registered as a UNESCO reserve. This study aims to map the spatiotemporal dynamics of
the water hyacinth using high‐resolution  Read More>> Remote Sensing-21 August 2020