Search for dissertations about: "algal sterols"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words algal sterols.

  1. 1. On Toxicant-Induced Succession in Periphyton Communities: Effects of Single Chemicals and Chemical Mixtures

    Author : Tobias Porsbring; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : community ecotoxicology; toxicant-induced succession; chemical mixtures; concentration addition; independent action; diatoms; periphyton; algal pigments; algal sterols;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the effects of single chemicals and chemical mixtures on biological communities. Ecosystems are exposed to complex mixtures of chemicals, and because combination effects can occ... READ MORE

  2. 2. Copepods in Skeletonema-dominated food webs : Toxicity and nutritional quality as factors controlling copepod-diatom interactions

    Author : Roswati Md Amin; Ulf Båmstedt; Sigrun Jónasdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Copepod-diatom interaction; toxicity; nutritional quality; Skeletonema;

    Abstract : My thesis focuses on copepod-diatom interactions, specifically on the effects of food quality and toxicity on copepod feeding, reproductive success and behavior but as a frame, also includes a quantitative evaluation of copepod carbon requirements compared to other trophic plankton groups. My aim was to evaluate the function of copepods in diatom-dominated spring blooms. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of terrestrial and phytoplankton-derived organic matter in planktonic food webs

    Author : Anja Wenzel; Ann-Kristin Bergström; Tobias Vrede; Maarten Boersma; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Daphnia; phytoplankton; heterotrophic bacteria; terrestrial particulate organic material; food quality; food quantity; fatty acids; oligotrophic; Light:Nutrient-Hypothesis; limnologi; Limnology;

    Abstract : Lakes are important global ecosystems and many of them are nutrient-poor (unproductive). Especially in northern boreal latitudes, lakes may be heavily subsidized by terrestrial organic material (t-OM) from peat layers in the catchment. READ MORE