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Shallow Lakes '98: Trophic Interactions in Shallow Freshwater and Brackish Waterbodies


Series: Developments in Hydrobiology Volume: 143

Edited By: Norbert Walz and Brigitte Nixdorf

394 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #107778 | ISBN: 0792360907
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This volume combines articles on shallow lakes from leading European scientists in limnology. It covers aspects of the dynamics of macrophytes, phytoplankton, zooplankton and benthos, nutrient loading, littoral-pelagic interactions, and sediment-water interactions, as well as lake management. The object was not to separate theory (e.g. modelling) and management in order to generate new theories for the understanding of shallow lake ecosystems. The volume provides a comprehensive overview of the ecology of shallow lakes, a lake type which differs in prominent ways from deeper lakes. The broad spectrum of issues may also reflect the spectrum of interested readers such as limnologists, water engineers, hydrobiologists, who will be informed on a high level about new developments.


Contents. Preface. List of participants. Life in a Shallow Lake: Daphne's story; R. Burks. Littoral-pelagic interactions and management. Restoring nutrient-enriched shallow lakes -- integration of theory and practice in the Norfolk, Broads, UK; G.J. Madgwick. Biomanipulation in shallow lakes in the Netherlands: an evaluation of 18 case studies; M.-L. Meijer, et al. Reduction of Microcystis blooms in a hypertrophic reservoir by a combines ecotechnological strategy; T. Deppe, et al. Predation by piscivorous fish on age-0 fish: spatial and temporal variability in a biomanipulated lake (Bautzen reservoir, Germany); H. Dorner, et al. Cannibalism as a regulatory force of pikeperch, Stizostedion lucioperca (L.), population dynamics in the lowland Sulejow reservoir (Central Poland); P. Franckiewicz, et al. Is the difference in population dynamics of Daphnia galeata in littoral and pelagic areas of a long-term biomanipulated reservoir affected by age-0 fish predation? S. Hulsmann, et al. A comparative study on the feeding of eel, Anguilla anguilla (L.), bream Abramis brama (L.) and ruffe, Gymnocephalus cernuus (L.) in Lake Vortsjarv, Estonia; K. Kangur, et al. The role of benthivorous and plantivorous fish in a mesotrophic lake ecosystem; J. Karjalainen, et al. The stability of fish communities in shallow lakes undergoing restoration: expectations and experiences from the Norfolk Broads (UK); M.R. Perrow, et al. Habitat use and recruitment: a comparison of long-term recruitment patterns among fish species in a shallow eutrophic lake, Oneida Lake, NY, USA; S.R. Hall, L.G. Rudstam. Utilization of natural and artificial habitats by YOY pike in a biomanipulated lake; C. Skov, S. Berg. Feeding habits of two introduced fish species (lepomis gibbosus, Pseudorasbora parva) in Neusiedler See (Austria), with special reference to chironomid larvae (Diptera: Chironomidae); A. Wolfram-Wais, et al. Direct and indirect effects of carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) on macrophyte and benthic communities in experimental shallow ponds in Central Mexico; L. Zambrano, D. Hinojosa. Neutral Network models as a management tool in lakes; C. Karul, et al. Sediments and benthos. Internal phosphorus loading in shallow Danish lakes; M. Sondergaard, et al. Hydrothermodynamic features of mass exchange across the sediment-water interface in shallow lakes; S.D. Golosov, N.V. Ignatieva. The N and P Budget of the shallow, flushed lake Muggelsee: retention, external and internal load; P. Kozerski, et al. Horizontal distribution of sediment phosphorus in shallow eutrophic Lake Vortsjaev (Estonia); P. Noges, A. Kisand. Comparison of phosphorus release from littoral and profundal sediments in a shallow, eutrophic lake; F.O. Andersen, P. Ring. Surficial sediment composition as a record of environmental changes in the catchment of shallow Lake Petersdorf, Brandenburg, Germany; A. Kleeberg, et al. The zoobenthic community of shallow salt pans in Austria -- prelimninary results on phenology and the impact of salinity on benthic invertebrates; G. Wolfram, et al. Diversity of invertebrate fauna in littoral of shallow Myczkowce dam reservoir in comparison with a deep Solina dam reservoir; T. Prus, et al. Effect of hydrodynamic factors on benthic communities in Lake Kinneret; B. Shteinman, et al. Plankton in shallow lakes. Trophic dynamics in turbid and clearwater lakes with special emphasis on the role of zooplankton for water clarity; E. Jeppesen, et al. Plankton dynamics in a river-lake system -- on continuity and discontinuity; M. Welker, N. Walz. Horizontal distribution of Daphnia and Ceriodaphnia in Lakes with contrasting fish density and nutrient levels; T.L. Lauridsen, et al. On the occurrence of clear-water phases in relation to shallowness and trophic state: a comparative study; R. Deneke, B. Nixdorf. Hepatotoxic cyanobacteria in the shallow lake Muggelsee; M. Welker, et al. Spring phytoplankton dynamics in a shallow eutrophic lake; M. Schmitt, B. Nixdorf. The effect of extreme water level decrease on hydrochemistry and phytoplankton in a shallow eutrophic lake; T. Noges, P. Noges. Comparison of the areal amount of chlorophyll a of planktonic and attached microalgae in a shallow coastal lagoon; D. Conde, et al. Lake Plessa 107 (Lusatia, Germany) -- an extremely acidic shallow mining lake; D. Lessmann, et al. Autotrophic picoplankton dynamics in a small shallow lake; E. Szelag-Wasielewska. Macrophytes. The effect of aquatic vegetation on turbidity; how important are the filter feeders? M. Scheffer. Nutrient content in macrophytes in Spanish shallow lakes; M. Fernandez-Alaez, et al. The phytosociological characteristic and habitat requirements of the Phragmitetum communis (Gams 1927) Schmale 1939 phytocoenoses in the lakes of the Wielkopolskie National Park; M. Pelechaty. Dynamics and stability of Chara sp. and Potamogeton pectinatus in a shallow lake changing in eutrophication level; M.S. Van den Berg, et al. Internal and external nutrient cycles in stands of Phragmits australis -- a model for two ecotypes; I. Lippert, et al. Nutrient loading and dynamics. Shallow lakes in lowland river systems: Role in transport and transformations of nutrients and in biological diversity; A. Hillbricht-Ilkowska. Multi-lake studies in The Netherlands: trand in eutrophication; D.T. van der Molen, R. Portielje. Problems in estimating phytoplankton nitrogen limitation in shallow eutrophic lakes; G. Weithoff; N. Walz. Relationship between eutrophication variables from nutrient loading to transparency; R. Portielje, D.T. van der Molen. Dimictic versus polymictic masurian lakes: similarities and and differences in chlorophyllnutrients-SD relationship; L. Kufel.

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