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Hydrobiologia

, Volume 54, Issue 3, pp 225–231 | Cite as

Spatial distribution of seston in an artificially mixed system

  • G. D. Haffner
Article

Abstract

Seston size distribution was determined with a Coulter Counter to investigate seston interaction and its effects on phytoplankton production. Spatial distribution patterns of the non-productive component of the seston were as complex as those commonly associated with algae. Seston might interact influencing production by changes in optical depth, abrasive actions and nutrient adsorption.

Keywords

Seston mixed system seston phytoplankton production Wraisbury Reservoir artificial mixing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. D. Haffner
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  1. 1.Ontario Ministry of the EnvironmentLake Systems Unit, Water Resources BranchToronto

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