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Quality of aquatic habitats in Alberta

Applied Aquatic Studies Workshop (3rd 1987 Edmonton, Alta.)

Quality of aquatic habitats in Alberta

proceedings of the Third Annual Applied Aquatic Studies Workshop, Edmonton, Alberta, February 17-18, 1987

by Applied Aquatic Studies Workshop (3rd 1987 Edmonton, Alta.)

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Published by Alberta Environmental Centre in Vegreville, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta
    • Subjects:
    • Aquatic habitats -- Alberta -- Congresses.,
    • Water quality -- Alberta -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by James W. Moore, Thomas A. Heming, and W.C. Mackay.
      SeriesAECV ;, 92-P3
      ContributionsMoore, James W., 1947-, Heming, Thomas Arthur., Mackay, W. C., Alberta Environmental Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH106.2.A42 A64 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1521301M
      ISBN 100773210601
      LC Control Number93208692
      OCLC/WorldCa33161152

      Use of Algae Scenedesmus as Bioindicators of Water. A bioindicator is a living organism that gives us an idea of the health of an ecosystem. some organisms are very sensitive to pollution in their environment, so if pollutants are present, the organism may change its morphologyphysiology or behaviour, or it could even die., aquatic insects can be used as bioindicators of water quality. the.   Figure The rare aquatic insect species evaluated belong to five Orders. Figure The rare aquatic insects are found in all five habitat types. Figure The rare aquatic snail species are separated into two repiration groups. Figure The rare snails are found in four of the five aquatic habitats evaluated. Aquatic ecosystem management is a key element in this endeavour for sustainability, since water quality is an important prerequisite for human health and development. The health and integrity of aquatic ecosystems should therefore, not only be regarded as important in its own right, but Water is Life.


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