Methods of Assessing Aquatic Primary Productivity

  • Charles A. S. Hall
  • Russell Moll
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 14)


This chapter is a concise description and comparison of the most commonly used methods in measuring “primary productivity” in water. The reader may also wish to consult reviews by Doty (1961); Goldman (1969); Vollenweider (1969b); Wrobel (1972); and Wetzel (1973).


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