An Overview of Counting Methods of Algae

  1. Franca Palumbo1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André van der Beken3
  1. Gerard Bowe

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511107.ch4

Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water

Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water

How to Cite

Bowe, G. (2002) An Overview of Counting Methods of Algae, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water (eds F. Palumbo, G. Ziglio and A. van der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511107.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Azienda Mediterranea Gas e Acqua S.p.A., Genoa, Italy

  2. 2

    Università di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899891

Online ISBN: 9780470511107

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Keywords:

  • sampling methods;
  • subsampling procedures;
  • counting techniques;
  • microscope use;
  • algae

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of Sampling Methods

  • Description of the Subsampling Procedures

  • Description of the Counting Techniques

  • Considerations Regarding the Use of the Microscope

  • Algae as Bioindicators

  • Conclusions