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Algae of the Western Great Lakes Area (With Illustrated Key to the Genera of Desmids on Freshwater Diatoms)
Gerald Webber Prescott
by Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||977|
According to the Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition (HOW), the bloom covered square miles of the Lake Erie—10 percent of the lake’s surface area. These blooms pose a threat both to the lake itself and to human health. The Problem. Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are excessive growths of toxin-producing algae caused primarily by excess . Dr Elliot Shubert wrote: I am not aware of any taxonomic keys of algae on the web. I assume you are interested in keys that determine to species. There are many: Prescott, , "Algae of the western Great Lakes area" Prescott, "How to know the algae" (to genus with some species examples). Dillard, , Freshwater Algae of the Southeastern U.S.
million natural lakes! Lake Erie is one of the five Great lakes, and the eleventh largest lake in the world by surface area. Its inflow is the Detroit River, from the “upper lakes” — Superior, Michigan and Huron and precipitation. Its outflow is via the Niagara Rive. Lake Erie’s basin and terrain. Algae (/ ˈ æ l dʒ i, ˈ æ l ɡ i /; singular alga / ˈ æ l ɡ ə /) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus ed organisms range from unicellular microalgae, such as Chlorella and the diatoms, to multicellular forms, such as the giant kelp, a large brown alga which may grow.
Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link). The Great Lakes hold 20% of the world’s surface drinking water, with Lake Superior holding half of that alone. The lakes stretch from New York to Minnesota, and cover a surface area of nearly , square miles—large enough to cover the entire state of Colorado.
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Algae of the western Great Lakes area, By. Prescott, G. (Gerald Webber), Type. Book Material. Published materialBook Edition: Rev. Comprehensive work on the algae of the Western Great Lakes area of the United States. While dealing specifically with this region many of the algae are to be found worldwide making this book of widespread utility.
Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Algae of the western Great Lakes area by Prescott, G. (Gerald Webber), Publication date Topics Algae -- Lake States, Algae Publisher Dubuque, Iowa, W.
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Inthe Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, a binational pact between the U.S. and Canada, established a goal of slashing phosphorus pollution into western Erie by.
The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.
ALGAE OF THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES AREA By GERALD W. PRESCOTT Professor of Botany, Michigan College This long needed volume is a treatment of all the algae (exclusive of diatoms and desmids) known from Michigan and Wis-consin.
In it are keyed, described and figured about 1, species and the book will thus be of use over a geographic area. Identification of Algae in Water Supplies Section I Continue George Izaguirre The algae are a large and very diverse group of organisms that rangefrom minute single-celled forms to the giant marine kelps.
They occupy a wide variety of habitats, including fresh water (lakes, reservoirs, and rivers), oceans, estuaries, moist soils, coastal spray.
Until now, microscopists have relied on the still useful monograph by G.M. Smith: Freshwater Algae of the United States; McGraw-Hill, New York (), with its coverage of a broad geographic region, as well as regional works such as G.W.
Prescott’s Algae of the Western Great Lakes Area, 2 nd Edition, W.C. Brown Co., Dubuque, Iowa (), and. This book expanded on the material of G.M. Smiths’s Phytoplankton of the Inland Lakes of Wisconsin, which was written for the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey in the ’s.
Prescott’s book was the most comprehensive taxonomic resource for North American algae until the publication of Wehr & Sheath in However, a few species of blue-green algae, such as Microcystis, Aphanizomenon, and Anabaena, produce toxins capable of causing illness in humans and toxins can cause gastroenteritis, neurological disorders, and possibly cancer.
In this case, illness is caused by the ingestion of the toxin produced by the organisms, rather than ingestion of the organism itself, as is the case. 11a. lgae of the -western Great Iakes area, exclusive of desmids and diatoms. Cranbrook Inst. Sci. Bloomfield Hills, Aicll. Bull. Prescott, G. Lake types and algal distribution.
In his Algae of the western Great Lakes area. accessed Ma ), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library. A Course Book of Algae Book. September ; The Algae of the Western Great Lakes Area.
Article. Great species diversity appeared intermittently between blooms and a few species of the. HC Book ALGAE of the WESTERN GREAT LAKES AREA by G Prescott. $ Details about Lot 15 Great Lakes Lake Simcoe Ontario Toronto Harbor Tides Phytoplankton Algae.
Lot 15 Great Lakes Lake Simcoe Ontario Toronto Harbor Tides Phytoplankton Algae. Item Rating: % positive. Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification, Second Edition is an authoritative and practical treatise on the classification, biodiversity, and ecology of all known genera of.
G.W. Prescott is the author of How to Know the Freshwater Algae ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Algae of the Western Great Lake /5(1).There's still time to order Great Lakes books for the children on your list.
Here are some titles to get you started. The Great Lakes by Kathy Henderson. A New True Book. Grades Many drawings and illustrations. Info on geological history, explorers, tribes, locks, and modern issues the Lakes face.States or regions. ExamJples of these are the algae of Illinois (11), algae of Tennessee (12), algae of the western Great Lakes area (13), and the algae of the United States (14).
Available information of this character will facilitate the accurate recordinio of the algae found in streams, lakes, and reservoirs which are being used as the water.