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Main Title Phytoplankton water quality relationships in U.S. lakes /
Author Taylor, W. D. ; Williams, L. R. ; Hern, S. C. ; Lambou, V. W. ; Morris, F. A.
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Taylor, W. D.
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring and Support Lab., Las Vegas, NV. ;Nevada Univ., Las Vegas. Dept. of Biological Sciences.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development [Office of Monitoring and Technical Support], Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA/600/3-79/021
Stock Number PB-298 439
OCLC Number 54846319
Subjects Phytoplankton--United States. ; Water quality--United States. ; Lakes--United States.
Additional Subjects Phytoplankton ; Lakes ; Water pollution ; Reservoirs ; Methodology ; Output ; Sampling ; Site surveys ; Planning ; Data storage ; Physical properties ; Aquatic microbiology ; Fresh water biology ; Water quality ; Plant growth ; Nutrients ; United States ; Eutrophication ; Water quality data ; Bioindicators ; Species diversity ; Habitats ; Morphometry
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NTIS  PB-298 439 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Abstract
During the spring, summer, and fall of 1972 through 1975, the National Eutrophication Survey (NES) sampled 815 lakes throughout the 48 contiguous United States. About 2 1/2-million physical, chemical, and biological measurements were made of the lakes studied. This report, Part I, presents the methodology, rationale, output format, and data limitations of the product. The physical, chemical, and morphometric conditions of the 250 lakes included in the study are described. The mechanics and logic of interfacing physical and chemical data (total phosphorus; orthophosphorus; nitrite-nitrate-, ammonia-, and total Kjeldahl-nitrogen; nitrogen/phosphorus ratio; Secchi disk transparency; chlorophyll a; turbidity; pH; total alkalinity; dissolved oxygen; and temperature) with biological data to establish the environmental requirements and the relative importance of phytoplankton are described.
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"March 1979." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Methods, rationale, and data limitations.