Reynolds, C.S. (1987) Biological environments of larger UK rivers: progress report 1987. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, 5pp. (W1/261/2).
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This interim progress report for the 9 months from January 1987 to September 1987 aims to provide insights into the mechanisms by which populations of particles (in this instance, phytoplankton) behave in relation to fluvial flow and, thus, to better model the dispersive properties of rivers and the ecological principles governing the distribution of potamoplankton generally. The author has been able to show with dye-tracers that significant water retention in pool reaches occurs within the range of (low) discharges obtaining, in accord with the Aggregated Dead Zone model and to an extent comparable with streams and small rivers investigated previously.
|Item Type:||Monograph or Serial issue|
|Title:||Biological environments of larger UK rivers: progress report 1987|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Publisher:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Place of Publication:||Ambleside, UK|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Rivers; Phytoplankton; Velocity; Inland water environment; Dispersion; River banks; England; Severn River|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||21 Apr 2011 21:21|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 17:23|
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