L. Ilyin – Volyn Lesya Ukrainka National University, Lutsk
The necessity of integrated limnological studies is substantiated. It is characterized the regional features of distribution of natural and artificial water bodies in administrative units and natural (physical-geographic) regions of Ukraine. The indices characterizing the resources of the water bodies with slow water cycle have been calculated. It is emphasized the necessity of protection and renewal of the water resources facing increasing influence of anthropogenic activity.
natural water bodies, artificial water bodies, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, limnology, limnosystem