Physical measures to inhibit planktonic cyanobacteriae

Steinberg, C.E.W. and Gruhl, E. (1992) Physical measures to inhibit planktonic cyanobacteriae. In: Sutcliffe, D.W. and Jones, J.G. (eds.) Eutrophication: research and application to water supply. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, pp. 163-184. (FBA Special Publications,3)

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In a small lake, intermittent destratification was installed after several other physico-chemical and physical in-lake therapy measures (phosphorus immobilization, permanent destratification) had been tested without great success. If an aerobic sediment-water interface can be maintained, intermittent destratification removes cyanobacteria and prevents optimal development of other members of the photoautotrophic plankton. During growing seasons, increasing abundances of small-bodied herbivores (Bosmina) and Daphnia may have accounted for relatively low phytoplankton biomass as well. Intermittent destratification is a very fast-working in-lake measure and seems to be applicable even in relatively shallow lakes (< 15 m), in which permanent destratification seems to be risky.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: Physical measures to inhibit planktonic cyanobacteriae
Personal Creator/Author:
Steinberg, C.E.W.
Gruhl, E.
Title of Book: Eutrophication: research and application to water supply
Sutcliffe, D.W.
Jones, J.G.
Refereed: No
Series Name: FBA Special Publications
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 163-184
Date: 1992
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
ISBN: 978-0900386-52-7
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eutrophication; Algal blooms; Destratification; Ecosystem management; Water quality control; Phosphorus; Eutrophic lakes; Inhibitors; Phytoplankton; Zooplankton; Biomass; Germany; Fischkaltersee
Subjects: Ecology
Item ID: 5295
Depositing User: Hardy B Schwamm
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 13:28
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:07
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