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Main Title Phytoplankton Composition and Distribution in Saginaw Bay.
Author Stormer, E. F. ; Theriot, E. ;
CORP Author Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Great Lakes Research Div.;Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, MN.
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA-R-807450; EPA-600/3-83-090;
Stock Number PB83-261735
Additional Subjects Phosphorus ; Phytoplankton ; Saginaw Bay ; Water pollution ; Environmental impacts ; Abundance ; Distribution(Property) ; Populations ; Tolerances(Physiology) ; Statistical analysis ; Lake Huron ; Graphs(Charts) ; Organic loading ; Eutrophication
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NTIS  PB83-261735 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 211p
Abstract This summarizes studies conducted during 1980 to assess the effects of reductions in phosphorus loading to Saginaw Bay on phytoplankton in the bay and the adjacent waters of Lake Huron. Quantitative estimates of phytoplankton abundance were developed from an array of stations sampled during the ice-free season. Distribution and abundance of major species and multivariate statistical representations of associations were compared to similar data collected during 1974, prior to phosphorus loading reductions. Results show a substantial reduction in the abundance and range of distribution of eutrophication tolerant and potentially nuisance-producing phytoplankton populations in Saginaw Bay and reduced export of such populations to the main Lake Huron system.
PUB Date Free Form Sep 83
Category Codes 6C; 6F; 8H; 68D; 57H; 48G
NTIS Prices PC A10/MF A01
Primary Description 600/03
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 335721995
Origin NTIS
Type CAT