Botanical Aspects in Lake Monitoring and Assessment

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. Heikki Toivonen

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch10

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Toivonen, H. (2007) Botanical Aspects in Lake Monitoring and Assessment, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • aquatic macrophytes;
  • ecological determinants;
  • lake monitoring;
  • aquatic vegetation;
  • biodiversity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological characteristics of aquatic macrophytes

  • Ecological determinants

  • Indicator value of macrophytes in lake monitoring

  • Plant tests and chemical contents

  • Water and habitat quality

  • Changes in aquatic vegetation and species composition

  • Biodiversity assessment

  • Conclusions