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Algae and Water Pollution

Ed.: L.C. Rai; J.P. Gaur; C.J. Soeder

1994. X, 304 pages, 27 figures, 26 tables, 16x24cm, 730 g
Language: English

(Advances in Limnology, Volume 42)

ISBN 978-3-510-47043-3, paperback, price: 60.00 €

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Keywords

limnologyalgaewater pollutionphytoplanktonecosystemhabitatfreshwaterLimnologieAlgenWasserverschmutzungPhytoplanktonÖkosystemLebensraumSüsswasser

Contents

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Algae have been called "the grass of the water" referring to their important role in the cycle of most aquatic ecosystems. This present volume deals with aquatic organisms, various algae living on soils, rocks, oceans, freshwater or other surfaces.

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CHAPTER 1: GAUR, J.P. & RAI, L.C., Introduction (with 4 figures and 4
tables in the text) 1-29
CHAPTER 2: DE FILIPPIS, L.F. & PALLAGHY, C.K., Heavy Metals: Sources
and Biological Effects (with 5 figures and 12 tables in the text) 31-77
CHAPTER 3: PRICE, N.M. & MOREL, F.M.M., Trace Metal Nutrition and
Toxicity in Phytoplankton (with 2 figures and 4 tables in the text)
79-97
CHAPTER 4: OLAVESON, M.M. & NALEWAJKO, C., Acid Rain and Freshwater
Algae 99-123
CHAPTER 5: THOMPSON, P.-A. & RHEE, G-Y., Phytoplankton Responses to
Eutrophication 125-166
CHAPTER 6: 0STGAARD, K., The Oil, the Water, and the Phytoplankton
(with 8 figures and 1 table in the text) 167-193
CHAPTER 7: NALEWAJKO, C., Effects of Surfactants on Algae 195-204
CHAPTER 8: HECKMAN, C.W., Pesticide Chemistry and Toxicity to Algae
(with 3 figures and 2 tables in the text) 205-234
CHAPTER 9: NALEWAJKO, C. & DUNSTALL, T.G., Miscellaneous Pollutants:
Thermal Effluents, Halogens, Organochlorines, Radionuclides 235-265
CHAPTER 10: CAIRNS Jr., J., MCCORMICK, P.V. & NIEDEREEHNER, B.R.,
Bioassay and Field Assessment of Pollutant Effects 267-282
CHAPTER 11: LALIBERTÉ, G., PROULX, D., DE PAUW, N. & DE LA NOUE, J.,
Algal Technology in Wastewater Treatment (with 5 figures and 3 tables
in the text) 283-302
SOEDER, C.J.: Algae, Water Pollution and no End: an Epilogue 303-304