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Andrzej Witkowski:

Recent and fossil diatom flora of the Gulf of Gdansk, Southern Baltic Sea

Origin, composition and changes of diatom assemblages during the Holocene

1994. 312 pages, 12 figures, 42 plates, 14x22cm, 580 g
Language: English

(Bibliotheca Diatomologica, Band 28)

ISBN 978-3-443-57019-4, paperback, price: 87.00 €

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ABSTRACT 4
ZUSAMMENFASSUNG 5
STRESZCZENIE 6
I. INTRODUCTION 7
II. MATERIAL AND METHODS 9
1 The study area 9
2 Geological development of the study area 10
3 The material studied 13
3.1 Description of the cores studied 16
3.2 Age of the sediments 18
III. RESULTS 20
1 Fossil diatom flora 20
1.1 Cores from a deep water area 20
1.2 Cores from a shallow water area 41
2 Subfossil diatom flora 46
3 Recent diatom flora 54
3.1 Coastal shallows (supralittoral and littoral)
assemblage 55
3.2 Sublittoral assemblage 59
3.3 Deep water (pelagic) assemblage 62
3.4 Anthropogenic assemblage 63
4 Diatom taxa found in the sediments studied 66
4.1 Centrales 66
4.2 Pennales 83
IV. DISCUSSION 188
1 The Baltic fossil diatom flora 188
1.1 The Yoldia Sea 188
1.2 The Ancylus Lake 191
1.3 The Mastogloia Sea 194
1.4 The Litorina Sea 197
1.5 The Postlitorina 201
2 The subfossil flora 203
3 The recent flora 207
V. CONCLUDING REMARKS 213
VI. REFERENCES 218