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role of algal biofilms in the precipitation of calcite in freshwaters

Anne Margaret Hartley

role of algal biofilms in the precipitation of calcite in freshwaters

by Anne Margaret Hartley

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science.

Statementby Anne Margaret Hartley.
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Open LibraryOL17497830M

Algal Ecology Harmful Algal Bloom Workshops Sauk Centre, Mankato, & St. Paul March 4, 5, & 6, Howard Markus, Ph.D., P.E. MPCA. Algal Research is an international journal that will cover all areas of emerging technologies in algal biology, biomass production, cultivation, harvesting, extraction, bioproducts, and .

The Algal Biology Toolbox Workshop Summary Report summarizes an event hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office’s Advanced Algal Systems Program in May The purpose of the Algal Biology Toolbox Workshop was to collect input from experts in the field of algal biology regarding (1) the current state of algal biological tools, including our understanding of. This review is focused on the biogeochemistry of arsenic in freshwaters and, especially, on the key role that benthic microalgae and prokaryotic communities from biofilms play together in through speciation, distribution, and cycling. These microorganisms incorporate the dominant iAs (inorganic arsenic) form and may transform it to other arsenic forms through metabolic or detoxifying processes.

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Role of algal biofilms in the precipitation of calcite in freshwaters by Anne Margaret Hartley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Algal biofilms will develop on any illuminated surface which is either submerged in water or exposed provided there is moisture in the atmosphere and nutrients are available. In natural ecosystems, algal biofilms are familiar on the surface of stones in rivers and on the seashore or in the aerial environment on garden walls and the bark of by: Biofilms have been found to play an important role in precipitation of calcite (House et al., ) and, in hard water streams, algal biofilms may result in the development of calcareous crusts, several mm in thickness (Heath et al., ).Cited by: Among its other charms, this is an excellent textbook.

But this is a cloak of many colours. The Algal Bowl is also a work of scientific poetry. Even more compelling, though, is the book's touching show of faith in Homo sapiens and our ability to face up to the disastrous changes we have wrought to the Earth's capacity to support by: A summary of studies carried out to investigate the nutrient removal performance of algal biofilm-based systems in wastewater treatment is presented in Table 1.A two sample t test was carried out to determine whether wastewater type, mode of operation, and residence time had a significant effect on the percent total P and total N removal.

There was no statistical significance observed between. Field and laboratory experiments in freshwater Lake Geneva (Switzerland) have recently demonstrated a substantial role of biofilms triggering the formation of ooids.

However, the precise function and specificity of the microbes involved in this process remained elusive. In this study we compared biofilms lining ooid depressions in the natural environment with those grown under laboratory Cited by: Co-precipitation of phosphate during calcite formation is generally considered as an important "self-cleaning" mechanism of freshwaters by algal biofilm (House, ;Jarvie et al., ).

Algal biofilms are complex assemblages of microalgae and other microorganisms that proliferate by forming submerged thick mats on aquatic water bodies and terrestrial surface where damp conditions prevail, such as submerged stones and pebbles, rivers, wet wall surfaces, and the bark of biofilms are often found on manmade structures like drainage pipes, building structures, ship Cited by: 4.

Kinetics of phosphorus release from a natural mixed grain-size sediment with associated algal biofilms Article in Science of The Total Environment () May with 15 Reads. This review focuses on the role of streambed biofilms as reservoirs of antibiotic resistant bacteria and resistance genes, providing a general overview of the causes and consequences of a chronic exposure of biofilm communities to sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics and their role in the spread and persistence of antibiotic by:   A novel role for calcite in calcium homeostasis.

FEBS Lett. 94–96 Discriminating the role of photosynthetic and heterotrophic microbes triggering low-Mg calcite precipitation in freshwater biofilms (Lake Geneva the geological record of calcified bacterial-algal mats and biofilms.

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A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY Bozeman, Montana April, Contacts: MónicaSánchez-Román, Earth Sciences; [email protected] Rob van Spanning, Molecular Cell Biology; [email protected] Project III: Role of cyanobacterial biofilms in the precipitation of carbonates.

Microbially-induced calcite precipitation (MICP) is an emerging ground-modification technique. This paper presents the results of laboratory experiments that elucidate some biological factors affecting bioaugmentation and biostimulation strategies of by: 1.

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It is a really good book and recommended reading for anyone interested. CHARACTERIZATION AND PERFORMANCE OF ALGAL BIOFILMS FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS by Maureen Kesaano A.

The formation of plankton/algae under natural conditions is related to tolerance class (ecological optimum) due to abiotic limiting factors of ecosystem, as well as the biotic interactions among algae. In the ecological niche, the appearance of organisms is affected by anthropogenic and non-anthropogenic environmental factors.

Algae composition and temporal variation in abundances are Cited by: 6. This book uniquelycombines practical information on sampling and experimentaltechniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy plus a keyto identify the more frequently-occurring organisms. Fullyrevised, it describes major bioindicator species in relationto key environmental parameters and their implications for aquaticmanagement.a great influence on the precipitation of calcium carbonate crystals.

In algae-containing media without or with a low zinc amount always calcite and aragonite are formed. In the corresponding medium with mg Zn2+/l pure aragonite crystals were built.

In contrast, in the inorganic, algae-free solutions without zinc, pure calcite is Size: 1MB.This is the second edition of Freshwater Algae; the popular guide to temperate freshwater book uniquely combines practical information on sampling and experimental techniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy plus a key to identify the more frequently–occurring organisms.