Flower, Roger (1994) A review of current biological and recent environmental research on Lake Baikal from a British perspective. Freshwater Forum, 4(1), pp. 8-22.
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In 1990, "BICER" or the Baikal International Centre for Ecological Research was created to foster collaborative research on Lake Baikal. The British effort in BICER was initiated and is administered by the Royal Society, London. Much of the on-going research effort is now focussed on environmental change, as there is increasing concern about recent changes in the lake's unique ecosystem that could be linked with the effects of water pollution from catchment effluents. Monitoring studies of the phytoplankton in Lake Baikal's southern basin indicate that several species have increased in abundance since the mid-70's. Diatoms in Lake Baikal sediments are also being studied.
|Title:||A review of current biological and recent environmental research on Lake Baikal from a British perspective|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Freshwater Forum|
|Page Range:||pp. 8-22|
|Contact Email Address:||email@example.com|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||environmental monitoring; laboratories; phytoplankton; pollution effects; research programmes; Lake Baikal; Bacillariophyceae|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||15 Nov 2010 17:49|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 16:16|
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