Essays about: "plankton"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the word plankton.

  1. 1. Adaptive Evolution of Resource Use, Phenotypic Diversity, and Productivity of Phytoplankton Communities

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Nils Hellekant; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptive Dynamics; phenotype; phytoplankton; plankton; BEF; Biodiversity; diversity; Spatial modeling; Ecosystem function; Evolution; Diversity;

    Abstract : There is growing concern that the worldwide loss in biodiversity will harm the stability of the ecosystems, and thereby, the carrying capacity and critical ecosystem services the biosphere provides. Phytoplankton (microalgae) in lakes and oceans are arguably the most important primary producers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lake biology as a function of catchment characteristics and water quality parameters – focus on phytoplankton

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Jenny Näslund; [2019]
    Keywords : phytoplankton; total phosphorus; catchment; soil properties; land use; agriculture; water framework directive; ecological status;

    Abstract : According to the EU Water Framework Directive, phytoplankton should be included for assessment of the ecological status of lakes. Phytoplankton respond rapidly to environmental changes and are a particularly good indicator of nutrient loads. READ MORE

  3. 3. Microplastics in the Oresund Region of the Baltic Sea - sources and effects

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Simon Bystedt; [2018]
    Keywords : Microplastic; microbeads; source; effects; wastewater; review; baltic; agriculture; sludge; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic production is only increasing, and it‟s not showing any signs of slowing down. Microplastics are particles smaller than 5 mm, either produced intentionally, or created from items being withered into small particles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inelastic LIDAR for Monitoring Aquatic Fauna

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förbränningsfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Mikael Ljungholm; [2016]
    Keywords : LIDAR; Laser; hyperspectral; multispectral; inelastic; ecology; monitoring; plankton; aquatic; Scheimpflug; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This thesis is oriented around designing the world first inelastic hyperspectral LiDAR(Light Detection and Ranging) system for aquatic use. The system was designed around the task of monitoring zooplankton and environmental indicators in water. Scheimpflug lidar was previously developed for monitoring flying insects, aerosols and gases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hajfiske : påverkan på hajpopulationer, ekosystem och människa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Katarina Grepp; [2016]
    Keywords : hajfiske; hajfensfiske; fenor; ekosystem; hajbrosk;

    Abstract : Sharks are currently spread throughout the world and represent about 1,5 % of the amount of the world's fish species. They belong to the class cartilaginous fish, which means they have a skeleton composed of cartilage, compared to the majority of other fish having a skeleton composed of bone. READ MORE