ISBN-13: 9783319319834
Veröffentl: 09.06.2016
Einband: Book
Seiten: 279
Gewicht: 599 g
Format: 161x20x22 mm
Sprache: Englisch
There is no book dealing specifically with river algae, since algal taxonomy and ecology have been treated in general books on river ecosystems
Chapter 1 An Overview of River Algae.- Chapter 2 Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) in Rivers.- Chapter 3 Green Algae (Chlorophyta and Streptophyta) in Rivers.- Chapter 4 Red Algae (Rhodophyta) in Rivers. Chapter 5 Diatoms (Bacillariophyta) in Rivers.- Chapter 6 Brown Algae (Phaeophyceae) in Rivers.- Chapter 7 Heterokonts (Xanthophyceae and Chrysophyceae) in Rivers.- Chapter 8 The Spatio-Temporal Development of Macroalgae in Rivers.- Chapter 9 Ecophysiology of River Algae.- Chapter 10 Biogeography of River Algae.- Chapter 11 Diatoms as Bioindicators in Rivers.
The content is focused on benthic communities showing how they play an in important role in the river ecosystems. Provides also information on taxonomy of river-inhabiting algal groups, including phylogeny, distribution, collection, preservation and description of the most representative genera of algae in river benthic algal communities.
The book also approaches the ecology of river algae not to mention the ecological factors influencing abundance, distribution and diversity of river benthic algal communities and their use as bio-indicators, providing an up-to-date information on taxonomy, ecology, methodology and uses, and a great source of research to everyone interested in freshwater algae, limnology, water quality assessment and biodiversity in river ecosystems.

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ISBN-13:: 9783319319834
ISBN: 3319319833
Erscheinungsjahr: 09.06.2016
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 599g
Seiten: 279
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 161x20x22 mm, 2 schwarz-weiße und 43 farbige Abbildungen, Bibliographie