Some Observations on Algae Invading A 137cs Contaminated Pond.
Read Online

Some Observations on Algae Invading A 137cs Contaminated Pond.

  • 793 Want to read
  • ·
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes


SeriesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited. AECL -- 3463
ContributionsDugle, Janet R., Guthrie, J.E.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21971707M

Download Some Observations on Algae Invading A 137cs Contaminated Pond.


Internal and external radiation exposures of aquatic organisms (algae, molluscs, fish) are estimated over the affected Chernobyl area. The estimates are made based on experimental data about radionuclide content in components of aquatic ecosystems of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) cooling pond, the Dnieper watershed rivers and the Dnieper by: On a set of own and published data, it was assumed, that in small birds the half-life period of Cs extraction amounts to days, and 90Sr- days, and dynamic equilibrium of the. The present paper deals with the study on uranium (VI) leaching, as uranyl ions, from ores with a poor content in util minerals, using some algae as: Porphyridium cruentum (Smith and Soerly. Collecting Algae for the Lab Phycologists—not to be confused with psychologists—are scientists who study phytoplankton, or algae. Some phycologists investigate what goes on inside phytoplankton cells. Others are curious about the ecology of algae; that is, they want to know what types of algae live in different places and how they affect the other creatures that live there.

A buildup of algae can cause a lake or pond to slowly disappear. Pesticides are applied to a field of corn. Mice eat some of the corn. Some of the mice are eaten by snakes. Some of the snakes are eaten by Hawks. A tunnel under a highway provides a path for migrating frogs. Chapter 5 Microbio. STUDY. PLAY _____ are photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms. algae. algae are classified as _____ along with protozoa. protistas. The study of algae. phycology. All algae consist of a cytoplasm, nucleus, plastids, ribosomes, mitochondria, and golgi bodies. A thick membrane called _____, light sensing organelles called. Algae are autotrophs Opens in modal popup window, but some other protists in the ocean are heterotrophs Opens in modal popup window, or organisms that must consume other organisms. Together, these types of protists form the base of the marine ecosystem, and support organisms as small as snails and as big as whales. When fertilizers pollute waterways, a buildup in the growth of algae can result. Too much algae reduce the ______ level in the water, leading to the death of fish. Oxygen. A buildup of algae can cause a lake or pond to slowly disappear.

You only need a small amount of sample material on your glass slide for microscope analysis – two or three drops of algae-rich water from a lake/pond/puddle, or a few tiny pinches of filamentous/tuft algae from your stream sample are all you need. If you’re transferring small bits of filaments. Although this product worked effectively at the recommended dosage to kill algae in our fish pond, it also caused the death of almost 40 Koi. The product label does advise that pond water must be aerated to counter a drop in oxygen level that occurs as the algae die. Evidently, the aeration produced by our pond's waterfall wasn't. Aquatic organisms at Chernobyl have now been chronically exposed to environmental radiation for three decades. The biological effects of acute exposure to radiation are relatively well documented, but much less is known about the long-term effects of chronic exposure of organisms in their natural environment. Highly exposed fish in freshwater systems at Chernobyl showed morphological changes Cited by: 9. Field guide to algae and other “scums” in ponds, lakes, streams and rivers Miriam Steinitz Kannan Some species can produce a neurotoxin called saxitoxin, similar to the The Anabaena bloom may superficially resemble a Microcystis bloom as the pond may look like “pea-soup”. However.