Inland Water Biology

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 294–298 | Cite as

Determination of total destruction of organic matter in sediments of water bodies

Methods of Investigations

Abstract

A new scheme for determining the destruction of organic matter in bottom sediments with an account of methanogenesis and the dark assimilation of CO2 is suggested. The values of the total destruction calculated according to the new methodical scheme increases by 30–60%.

Keywords

destruction of organic matter bottom sediment methods 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Papanin Institute for Biology of Inland WatersRussian Academy of SciencesBorok, Yaroslavl oblast, Nekouzskii raionRussia

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