Microalgal biovolume is commonly calculated to assess the relative abundance ( as biomass or carbon) of co‐occurring algae varying in shape and/or size. Microalgal biovolume is commonly calculated to assess the relative abundance ( as biomass or carbon) of co-occurring algae varying in shape and/or size. J. Phycol. 35, – () BIOVOLUME CALCULATION FOR PELAGIC AND BENTHIC MICROALGAE1 Helmut Hillebrand2 Institut fu¨r Meereskunde.

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Biovolume calculation for pelagic and benthic microalgae [1999]

A Model for Ecosystem of irradiance on cell volume and carbon quota for ten species Theory. In- bance hypothesis using cultures of marine phytoplankton. Volume of single cells of several diatom taxa dominant in the epilithic microphytobenthos in Kiel Fjord, calculated from the same linear di- mensions but with different equations proposed by Kovala and LarranceEdlerand Rott Methods of seawater analysis Klaus GrasshoffKlaus Kremling.

Agardh, and Achnanthes lon- render it inaccurate to use average biovolume data gipes C. Optimized skeletal morphol- Snoeijs, P.


Wheeler, and two anonymous reviewers. Baltic Ma- dimensional measurement of silicoflagellates skeletons. It becomes obvious that, for the gellates, Popovsky and PfiesterPollingher and several genera, no equation for microalggae calcula- HickelSteidinger and Tangen ; and for tion was given at all, whereas for others the results other microalgae, LeedaleEttl, Ko- show tremendous variation.


An estimation of diatom area: The selection of the equiv- alent geometric shapes requires careful attention 1 Received 20 March The annotations A are given at the end of the table according to their numbers. Two alternative biomass estimates in natural samples can be found in one gor only.

Intercalibration and Distribution R. Hillebrand and Sommer Although hardware algal biovolume.

Biovolume Calculation for Pelagic and Benthic Microalgae | David Kirschtel –

Cam- variants of Nitzschia pungens Grunow f. The effects of nutrient content on the de- velopment of a stream periphyton community. Baltic Sea; Edler or environmen- shapes.

PV, plasma volume; CLT, cytoplas- technologies are becoming increasingly available. Light halos around the to the analysis of benthic microalgae.

Click here to sign up. This problem is distinct in uole volume from the cell volume.

Other tech- Leslie compared three analysis methods of niques, such as computer tomography of single cells plagic particulates microscopy, image analysis, GordonGordon, pers. A the effect of fixation on ciliate cell volume. Accepted 7 December Round 16 Estimated H-index: Interactions of Zooplankton and Phytoplankton with Cyanobacteria.

Characters of flow cytometers. A standard ize the calculation of algal biovolume. Recently, Sieracki et al. Intercalibration and Distribution of Diatom Lohmann, H.

Calculating mm in diameter Reynolds An experimental test of the intermediate distur- tion and standing stock of phytoplankton.

These included Pol- enrichment in the Kiel Fjord. We studied the morphometry of pelagic and ben- Hillebrand and Sommer studied the re- thic microalgae with samples obtained from a num- sponse of epilithic microphytobenthos to nutrient ber of our projects and sources.


They found little variation between the cal- shown for some phytoplankton species in nitrogen- culation of biovolume with three measured dimen- limited continuous cultures, whereas the cell vol- sions and the assumption of a prolate spheroid form ume was seldom correlated with growth rate Cap- in which depth equals width.

More diverse plant communities have higher functioning over time due to turnover in complementary dominant species proceedings of the national academy of sciences of the united states of america [IF: Automated methods are al- were already proposed by Kononen et al. Some results from phytoplankton counting intercalibrations. In mixed-species phytoplankton carbon from biovolume rather than samples, high numbers of small-sized species might from particulate organic carbon eliminates the error actually contribute only a minor fraction of the over- due to detrital particulate matter contained in par- all biomass, whereas other, larger-sized species that ticulate organic carbon Mullin et al.

The equations are designed to minimize the effort of microscopic measurement.