Search for dissertations about: "invasive mussel"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words invasive mussel.

  1. 1. The Invasion of the Zebra Mussel - Effects on Phytoplankton Community Structure and Ecosystem Function

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rahmat Naddafi; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Invasive species; Zebra mussel; Invasion success; Selective feeding; Non-lethal effects of predator; Seston stoichiometry; Delayed fluorescence excitation spectroscopy; Phytoplankton dynamics; Trait-mediated indirect interaction; Ecosystem function;

    Abstract : Biological invasion has become a major threat to economy, ecology, global biodiversity and ecosystem function of aquatic ecosystems. The main aim of the thesis was to study the effects of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), a versatile invasive species, on phytoplankton dynamics and ecosystem function of lakes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of warming on the ecology of algal-dominated phytobenthic communities in the Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Filip Svensson; Pauline Snoeijs; Johan Eklöf; Hans Kautsky; Nils Ekelund; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; climate change; warming; photosynthesis; trophic cascades; pigments; community traits; temperature gradient; invasive mussel; marin ekologi; Marine Ecology;

    Abstract : Through climate change, the global average air and surface water temperature has risen 0.85°C during the last 100 years. The Baltic Sea experienced one of the most rapid increase in temperature recorded of marine ecosystems. READ MORE