Research and analysis

Validation of diatoms as proxies for phytobenthos when assessing ecological status in lakes

Diatoms are often the most abundant and diverse group of algae within the phytobenthos and have been widely used for other monitoring purposes.

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Validation of diatoms as proxies for phytobenthos when assessing ecological status in lakes.

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This report re-examines a dataset compiled largely from littoral samples from standing waters and compares transfer functions for total phosphorus, dissolved inorganic carbon, conductivity and calcium concentration generated from diatoms and non-diat