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comparative study of benthic algal primary productivity in the AOSERP study area

M. Hickman

comparative study of benthic algal primary productivity in the AOSERP study area

by M. Hickman

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Published by Alberta Environment, Research Management Division in Edmonton, Alta., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta,
  • Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program Study Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Freshwater algae -- Alberta -- Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program Study Area.,
    • Primary productivity (Biology) -- Alberta -- Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program Study Area.,
    • Stream plants -- Alberta -- Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program Study Area.,
    • Benthic plants -- Alberta -- Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program Study Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M. Hickman, S.E.D. Charlton, C.G. Jenkerson for Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program.
      SeriesAOSERP report ;, 128
      ContributionsCharlton, S. E. D., Jenkerson, C. G., Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK571.7.A48 H49 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2982559M
      LC Control Number84233497

      In shallow estuaries, benthic microalgae normally account for 20–50% of the total primary production (Underwood and Kromkamp, ). In this chapter, we discuss the benthic algal communities that inhabit the soft-bottom (mud/sandflat, seagrass bed, marsh), hard-bottom (rocky intertidal, shallow subtidal), and. Benthic algal ecology and primary pathways of energy flow were considered on the Squamish River delta at the head of Howe Sound, a fjord-type estuary. The study elucidated the structure and function of major autotrophic components of the estuarine ecosystem. Benthic algae were investigated with regard to species composition and distribution and the capacity for energy Cited by: 6.

      An Overview of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and Their Impacts in Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Part 1: Summer Webinar Series to Build Awareness About Harmful Algal Blooms and Nutrient Pollution Tuesday, J common in your area. on physiological algal characteristics such as growth rate and productivity. Light measurements indicate that under certain conditions the diffusers do enhance irradiance levels within the pond, by as much as 20%. So far no resulting increase in productivity has been observed.

      Chapter 3. Managing Algal Productivity The preceding overview on biological productivity and physical processes sets the stage for a closer look at what makes algae grow. It should be clear that algal primary productivity is the driving force behind secondary productivity in a fertilized pond. By under-File Size: KB. Key Knowledge Gaps •Reproductive biology: for seagrasses and macroalgae •Long term trends: we found no clear patterns of temporal change, apart from the likely high growth of Enhalus and Sargassum during the wet season. •Environmental thresholds and determinants of abundance: The primary producers in the Kimberley live and thrive in extreme environments that appear to .


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Comparative study of benthic algal primary productivity in the AOSERP study area by M. Hickman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Interim report on a comparative study of benthic algal primary productivity in the AOSERP study area. [M Hickman; S E D Charlton; C G Jenkerson; Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program.].

A comparative study of benthic algal primary productivity in the AOSERP study area. Author(s) / Creator(s) Hickman, M. Charlton, S. Jenkerson, C. Studies concentrating upon the epilithic algal community were conducted in five tributary rivers flowing into the Athabasca river: the Muskeg, Steepbank, Hangingstone, MacKay, and Ells : M.

Hickman, S. Charlton, C. Jenkerson. of primary productivity in the derivation of numeric nutrient criteria for streams and rivers (USEPA ). This benthic algal biomass as chlorophyll. and algal taxonomic composition.

Quantitative multihabitat methods sample Scraping algae from known area of the habitat most likely to support the most algae at any site (e.g. rocks). A comparative study of benthic algal primary productivity in the AOSERP study area.

Alberta Oilsands Environmental Research Program, Project WS Edmonton pp. Google ScholarCited by: Algae are an important component of aquatic benthic ecosystems because they reflect the health of their environment through their density, abundance, and diversity.

This comprehensive and authoritative text is divided into three sections to offer complete coverage of the discussion in this field.

The first section introduces the locations of benthic algae in different ecosystems, like 5/5(1). Benthic primary productivity: production and herbivory of seagrasses, macroalgae and microalgae ii Kimberley Marine Research Program | Project studies in other KMRP projects.

Finally, a major outcome of this project was the strong collaborations established between the project team and the Bardi Jawi rangers.

I have used this book so much during my MSc Project on Algal Communities, that it became my personal bible for all aspects of benthic algal ecology. It's a very comprehensive book, that is both interesting and relevant right from the start till the very end.5/5(1).

Abstract. The paper presents data on primary productivity and phytoplankton communities in new experimental ponds which received the following treatments; ammonium nitrate and triplesuperphosphate, triplesuperphosphate, cracked corn (10% crude protein) and Auburn No.

3 fish feed (36% crude protein).Cited by: Study area. The Svalbard Bank is a shallow area in the western Barents Sea with a minimum depth of less than 40 m (Fig.

1).It is the largest open-shelf cold-water carbonate platform in the Arctic, built from barnacle sands (Balanus balanus, B. crenatus), mollusk shell fragments (Mya truncata, Hiatella arctica, and Chlamys islandica), and mixed with very coarse sand and gravel Cited by: primary productivity and the food webs that they support.

Although benthic algal productivity is often of similar magnitude to phytoplankton, scientists tend to focus their studies on the pelagic zone, and a comprehensive understanding of benthic productivity is lacking.

(Vadeboncoeur et al. ; Lamberti ). At the organism level, scleractinian corals showed highest P n and P g rates during non-upwelling (16 and 19 mmol O 2 m −2 specimen area h −1), and corals and algal turfs dominated the primary. developed in our study.

Samples were coll ected annually at each site for 1 to 3 y. Most algal samples were collected during low-flow condi-tions, usually in summer or early autumn.

Sam-ples from hard substrates were collected with an SG sampling device, which is a modified plastic syringe with a sampling area of 3cm2 (Porter et al. Purchase Algal Ecology - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. of nutrients to aquatic habitats, in particular estuaries.

The present study focused on the effects of light and nutrients on benthic primary production at two coastal Georgia sites: the Duplin River and the Satilla River. Benthic primary production and File Size: KB. Comparative study of algal communities in acidic and alkaline waters from Tinto, Odiel and Piedras River basins (SW Spain) The distribution patterns of benthic algal assemblages in.

Primary productivity of the benthic microalgae in the bottom sediments of Ria de Aveiro Lagoon _____ Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 75, Figure 1.

Location of study area, the Ria de Aveiro lagoon, and its bathymetry in meters. STUDY AREA The Ria de Aveiro (Figure 1) is a shallow coastal lagoon located in the northwest. Benthic producers can have relevance to climate studies both in terms of the amount of productivity and the fate of that productivity.

For example, sea-grasses may cover roughly 6 × km2 of the global seafloor and their net primary production (NPP) is estimated to be PgC yr–1 (Duarte & CebrianMateo et al. ).File Size: 1MB. study is based on the data collected over a period of one year on the distribution of algal biodiversity in ten lakes of my sore district.

MATERIALS AND METHODS The study area, Kaverinisargadhama is located at ′E and ′N; Abbey falls at ′E andCited by: 1. Start studying Chapter 6: Marine Ecosystems. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science () 33, Distribution, Abundance and Productivity of Benthic Invertebrates at the Berg River Estuary, South Africa B. Kalejta and P. Hockey Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, RondeboschSouth Africa Received 8 August and in revised form 13 December Cited by:.

In the present study some of the pollution tolerant algal species viz., Euglena, Navicula and Oscillatoria were recorded in S2, S3, S5 and S6 indicating high organic content.

Similar observations were emphasized by Hosmani and Bharathi () who studied certain polluted and unpolluted ponds in Karnataka by: 1.much higher than those In the water column (4 to 48 mg m-').

The benthic assemblages were photo- synthetically competent, but dally benthic primary productivity was low ( to g C m-' d-'; an average of 2'Lb of productivity in the water colun~n) because of the very low irradiances at the sediment- water interface.Algae contribute about half of the total global primary productivity measured as carbon.

Most algal productivity is carried out by phytoplankton. Since phytoplankton usually contain more nitrogen and phosphorus relative to carbon than do embryophytic plants, more nitrogen and phosphorus may be assimilated globally by algae than by embryophytes.