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dc.contributor.authorLaugaste, Reet (Leg.)
dc.contributor.authorMäemets, Helle (Leg.)
dc.contributor.authorLaugaste, Reet (Det.)
dc.description.abstractPhytoplankton samples were picked with bottle from among reed stands or from above thick beds of submerged plants from the depth 20-30 cm, were preserved in Lugol’s (acidified iodine) solution and counted under an inverted microscope (Utermöhl, 1958). 3 ml of preserved sample was settled overnight and counted in random fields or transects. Biovolumes of algal cells, colonies and/or filaments were calculated using assigned geometric shapes dimensions, and converted to biomass assuming the specific density of 1 g cm-3 in accordance with Edler (1979). Macroscopic colonies of Gloeotrichia echinulata were enumerated visually in 500 ml measuring cylinder. Counting units are independent (single) algal cells, colonies or filaments/trichomes. One species or taxon may be present in the sample as different counting units and may be counted at different magnifications. References of methods accepted Approved by CEN on 14 July 2006 “Water quality - Guidance standard on the enumeration of phytoplankton using inverted microscopy (Utermöhl technique)” (CEN 15204, 2006) European Standard EN 15204:2006 Utermöhl, H., 1958. Zur Vervollkommnung der quantitativen Phytoplankton-Methodik. Mitteilungen der Internationale Vereinigung für Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie 9, 1-38. Edler, L. (ed.), 1979. Recommendations on methods for marine biological studies in the Baltic Sea. Phytoplankton and chlorophyll. Baltic Marine Biologists WG 9. (13) Biovolume calculation for pelagic and benthic microalgae | Request PDF. Available from: [accessed Oct 29 2018]. The most commonly used traditional biomass estimate for microalgae is cell biovolume, which is calculated from microscopically measured linear dimensions (Steinman et al. 1991, Snoeijs 1994, Sommer 1994, 1995, Hillebrand and Sommer 1997). Hand-books, most representative Huber-Pestalozzi, G., Komarek, J., Fott, B. 1983. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. 7(1). Chlorophyceae. Chlorococcales. Stuttgart. 1044. S. Komarek, J., Anagnostidis, K. 1999. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. 19/1. Cyanoprocaryota. 1. Chroococcales. Elsevier Spectrum Academischer Verlag. Heidelberg. Berlin. 548 S. Komarek, J., Anagnostidis, K. 2005. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. 19/2. Cyanoprocaryota. 2. Oscillatoriales. Elsevier Spectrum Academischer Verlag. 759 S. Komárek, J., 2013. Cyanoprokaryota 3. Teil: Heterocystous Genera. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. B. 19/3. Springer Spektrum. 1130 S. Krammer, K., Lange-Bertalot, H. 1997-1991. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Bacillariophyceae. B. 2, 1-4. Spectrum Academischer Verlag.Heidelberg. Berlin.. Popovský, J., Pfiester, L.A. 20008. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. B. 6. Springer Spektrum. 272 S. Косинская Е.К. 1960. Флора споровых растений СССР. Том 5. Конъюгаты и Сцеплянки. (2). Изд. АН СССР. Москва-Ленинград. 706 стр. In Russian. Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnikh vodorosley Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR. In Ukrainian. Матвiенко О.М. 1965. Визначник прiсноводных водоростей Украǐнской РСР. 3. Частина 1. Золотисти водорости – Chrysophyta. Изд. Наукова Думка. Киǐв. 367 стр. In Ukrainian. Попова Т.Г. 1955. Определитель пресноводных водорослей. Вып. 7. Эвгленовые водоросли. Изд. Советская Наука, Москва. 282 стр. In Russian.eng
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dc.subjectLake Peipsieng
dc.subjectnature observationseng
dc.titleLake Peipsi 2001 (Littoral samples)eng
dc.contributor.departmentEesti Maaülikool. Loodusteaduslikud kogudest

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