Advances in Algal Biology: A Commemoration of the Work of Rex Lowe

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R. Jan Stevenson, Yangdon Pan, J. Patrick Kociolek, John C. Kingston
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 3, 2007 - Science - 249 pages
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Advances in Algal Biology: A Commemoration of the Work of Rex Lowe was written by students and colleagues of Rex Lowe to acknowledge his esteemed career that included exceptional contributions to research and teaching. Papers in the book cover a variety of topics in algal ecology, focusing on benthic algal ecology in freshwater ecosystems. The studies provide an unusual combination of small-scale experiments and large-scale regional surveys that bridge both basic and applied ecology. Ecologists, limnologists, phycologists, and environmental scientists will find valuable contributions to the development and application of algal research.

 

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Algology and algologists at Bowling Green a short history
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Rexia erecta gen et sp nov and Capsosira lowei sp nov two newly described cyanobacterial taxa from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park USA
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rivers of the eastern United States
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Shortterm effects of elevated velocity and sediment abrasion on benthic algal communities
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The effects of pH on a periphyton community in an acidic wetland USA
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Food limitation affects algivory and grazer performance for New Zealand stream macroinvertebrates
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relationships to environmental variables
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The relationships among disturbance substratum size and periphyton community structure
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Response of periphytic algae to gradients in nitrogen and phosphorus in streamside mesocosms
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Comparing effects of nutrients on algal biomass in streams in two regions with different disturbance regimes and with applications for developing nut...
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Differential heterotrophic utilization of organic compounds by diatoms and bacteria under light and dark conditions
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Using diatom assemblages to assess urban stream conditions
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Developing and testing diatom indicators for wetlands in the Casco Bay watershed Maine USA
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Diatom assemblages and their associations with environmental variables in Oregon Coast Range streams USA
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Algal assemblages in multiple habitats of restored and extant wetlands
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Ecology and assessment of the benthic diatom communities of four Lake Erie estuaries using LangeBertalot tolerance values
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Relationships between environmental variables and benthic diatom assemblages in California Central Valley streams USA
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Page 7 - The Black Swamp: A Study in Historical Geography," Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. XLV, 1955, pp. 1-35. Maintaining Drainage Systems, farmers' Bulletin 2047, US Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, 1952.
Page 7 - Carrick, HJ and Lowe, RL (1988) Response of Lake Michigan benthic algae to an in situ enrichment with Si, N, and P. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 45, 271-279.

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Stevenson-University of Louisville, KY

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