Chapter 10. Phytoplankton

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Judit Padisák

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch10

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Padisák, J. (2003) Phytoplankton, in The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology (eds P.E. O'Sullivan and C.S. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047970

Online ISBN: 9780470999271

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Keywords:

  • phytoplankton;
  • aquatic environments;
  • chemical composition;
  • photosynthetic pigments;
  • carbon fixation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • SIZE, SHAPE AND COMPOSITION

  • PHOTOSYNTHESIS

  • NUTRIENTS AND NUTRIENT UPTAKE

  • POPULATION GROWTH

  • LOSS PROCESSES

  • TURBULENT MIXING

  • BASIC ADAPTATIONS AND SURVIVAL STRATEGIES OF FRESHWATER PHYTOPLANKTON

  • PHYTOGEOGRAPHY, DISTRIBUTION AND DISPERSAL OF PHYTOPLANKTON SPECIES

  • INTERACTIONS BETWEEN PHYTOPLANKTON POPULATIONS

  • SCALES OF PHYTOPLANKTON-RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

  • DIVERSITY AND SUCCESSION OF PHYTOPLANKTON COMMUNITIES

  • ORGANISATION OF THE PHYTOPLANKTON; A COMPARISON WITH TERRESTRIAL PLANT COMMUNITIES