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The diatoms : applications for the environmental and earth sciences

Author: Eugene F Stoermer; J P Smol
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

Applications to environmental and industrial challenges are covered in this wide-ranging and timely review of using diatoms as tools. This rapidly expanding field has applications particularly to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene F Stoermer; J P Smol
ISBN: 0521004128 9780521004121
OCLC Number: 47062942
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: xii, 469 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction: 1. Applications and uses of diatoms: prologue Eugene F. Stoermer and John P. Smol; Part II. Diatoms as Indicators of Environmental Change in Flowing Waters and Lakes: 2. Assessing environmental conditions in rivers and streams with diatoms R. Jan Stevenson and Yangdong Pan; 3. Diatoms as indicators of hydrologic climatic change in saline lakes S. C. Fritz, B. F. Cumming, F. Gasse and K. R. Laird; 4. Diatoms as mediators of biogeochemical silica depletion in the Laurentian Great Lakes Claire L. Schelske; 5. Diatoms as indicators of surface water acidity Richard W. Battarbee, Donald F. Charles, Sushil S. Dixit and Ingemar Renberg; 6. Diatoms as indicators of lake eutrophication Roland I. Hall and John P. Smol; 7. Continental diatoms as indicators of long-term environmental change J. Platt Bradbury; 8. Diatoms as indicators of water-level change in freshwater lakes Julie A. Wolin and Hamish C. Duthie; Part III. Diatoms as Indicators in Extreme Environments: 9. Diatoms as indicators of environmental change near Arctic alpine treeline Andre F. Lotter, Reinhard Pienitz and Roland Schmidt; 10. Freshwater diatoms as indicators of environmental change in the high Arctic Marianne S. V. Douglas and John P. Smol; 11. Diatoms as indicators of environmental change in Antarctic freshwaters S. A. Spaulding and D. M. McKnight; 12. Diatoms of aerial habitats Jeffery R. Johansen; Part IV. Diatoms as Indicators in Marine Estuarine Environments: 13. Diatoms as indicators of coastal paleoenvironments relative to sea-level change Luc Denys and Hein de Wolf; 14. Diatoms and environmental change in brackish waters Pauli Snoeijs; 15. Applied diatom studies in estuaries and shallow coastal environments Michael J. Sullivan; 16. Estuarine paleoenvironmental reconstructions using diatoms Sherri Rumer Cooper; 17. Diatoms and marine paleoceanography Constance Sancetta; Part V. Other Applications: 18. Diatoms and archaeology Steve Juggins and Nigel Cameron; 19. Diatoms in oil gas exploration William N. Krebs; 20. Forensic science diatoms A. J. Peabody; 21. Toxic harmful marine diatoms Greta A. Fryxell and Maria Celia Villac; 22. Diatoms as markers of atmospheric transport Margaret A. Harper; 23. Diatomite David M. Harwood; Part VI. Conclusions: Epilogue Eugene F. Stoermer and John P. Smol; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: edited by E.F. Stoermer and John P. Smol.


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