Lake Stechlin: A Temperate Oligotropihic Lake (Monographiae Biologicae v. 58)

Lake Stechlin: A Temperate Oligotropihic Lake (Monographiae Biologicae v. 58)

By: S. Jost Casper (editor)Hardback

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One: The Historical Background.- 1. The Lake Stechlin area, past and present, and the Lake Stechlin research project.- - Lake Stechlin, Theodor Fontane and the legend of the Red Cock.- - Morphology and morphogenesis of the Lake Stechlin area.- - The plant cover of the Lake Stechlin area.- - Settlement and economy of the Lake Stechlin area.- - The Limnological Laboratory Stechlin and the Lake Stechlin research project.- Two: The Hydrographical, Hydrometeorological and Chemical Background.- 2. The lakes of the Lake Stechlin area: aspects of their morphometry.- 3. The hydrometeorology of the Lake Stechlin area.- - Climatic conditions.- - Water temperature.- - Heat balance components.- - Amount of evaporation.- - Water balance components.- - Light penetration.- 4. The chemical environment.- - The phosphorus budget.- - The carbon budget.- - The nitrogen budget.- - The silicon budget.- - The oxygen budget.- Three: The Biological Background.- 5. The plant communities.- - Aquatic macrophytes in the Lake Stechlin area.- - The microphytobenthos.- - The phytoplankton.- 6. The bacteria.- 7. The invertebrate communities.- - The microzoobenthos.- - The meiozoobenthos.- - The macrozoobenthos.- - The zooplanktonic population.- 8. The vertebrate communities.- - Fish.- - Birds.- 9. Flora and fauna of the Lake Stechlin area. Short comments upon the lists of taxa (appendix).- Four: The Metabolism of The Lake Stechlin Area.- 10. The primary production.- - The primary production of the phytoplankton.- - The primary production of the microphytobenthos.- 11. The secondary production.- 12. Microbial activities at Lake Stechlin.- 13. Sediments and sedimentation.- - Sediments.- - Sedimentation.- 14. Fallen leaves in Lake Stechlin.- 15. The ecosystem Lake Stechlin: the life of the lake.- - The ecological status of Lake Stechlin.- - Calcite precipitation and its role in the life of the lakes.- - The nuclear power plant and its role in the life of Lake Stechlin.- 16. The pelagic zone of Lake Stechlin: an approach to a theoretical model.- 17. Lake Stechlin area and society.- Appendix Taxa observed in the Lake Stechlin area.- Taxonomic index.

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  • publication date: 19/08/1985
  • ISBN13: 9789061935124
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 566
  • ID: 9789061935124
  • weight: 969
  • ISBN10: 9061935121

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