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Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis in Phytoplankton Ecology


Series: Developments in Hydrobiology Volume: 81

Edited By: J Padisak, CS Reynolds and U Sommer

208 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #25497 | ISBN: 0792320972
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Proceedings of a workshop held in Hungary in 1991.


Hutchinson's heritage - the diversity-disturbance relationship in phytoplankton, U. Sommer, et al; disturbance events affecting phytoplankton biomass, composition and species diversity in a shallow, eutrophic, temperate lake, B.A. Jacobsen and P. Simonsen; stress and disturbance in the phytoplankton community of a shallow, hypertrophic lake, K. Olkirk and A. Nauwerck; diversity and succession of the phytoplankton in a small lake over a two-year period, P. Eloranta; phytoplankton succession and diversity in a warm monomictic, relatively shallow lake - Lake Volvi, Macedonia, Greece, M. Moustaka-Gouni; hypertrophic phytoplankton and the intermediate disturbance hypothesis, C. Rojo and M. Alvarez-Cobelas; disturbance-diversity relationships in two lakes of similar nutrient chemistry but contrasting disturbance regimes, U. Sommer; importance of intermediate disturbances for species composition and diversity of phytoplankton in two very different Berlin lakes, I. Chorus and G. Schlag; seasonal succession of phytoplankton and its diversity in two highly eutrophic lakes with different conditions of stratification, I. Trifonovoa; seasonal fluctuations in the diversity and compositional stability of phytoplankton communities in small lakes in upper Bavaria, R. Holzmann; ecology of the phytoplankton of the River Moselle - effects of disturbances on community structure and diversity, J.-P Descy; some notes about the intermediate disturbance hypothesis and its effects on the phytoplankton of the Middle Orinoco River, H.I. Carvayal-Chitty; effects of the water discharge on periphyton abundance and diversity in a large river (River Danube, Hungary), E. Acs and K.T. Kiss; the influence of different disturbance frequencies on the species richness, diversity and equitability of phytoplankton on shallow lakes, J. Padisak; scales of disturbance and their role in plankton ecology, C.S. Reynolds; notes on compositional diversity, P. Juhasz-Nagy; intermediate disturbance in the ecology of phytoplankton and the maintenance of species diversity - a synthesis, C.S. Reynolds, et al.

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