Assessment of Water and Sediment Quality in Fresh Water Bodies Based on Characteristics of Benthic Communities

Assessment of Water and Sediment Quality in Fresh Water Bodies Based on Characteristics of... Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2004, pp. 417–420. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 6, 2004, pp. 464–467. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Bakanov. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Assessment of Water and Sediment Quality in Fresh Water Bodies Based on Characteristics of Benthic Communities A. I. Bakanov Papanin Institute of the Biology of Inland Waters, Borok, Nekouzskii raion, Yaroslavl oblast, 152742 Russia Received July 29, 2003 Key words: benthos, quality of sediments, indices, condition, pollution. The quality of the natural environment, pure water drink water, and, hence, there are sanitary-hygienic and air, undisturbed landscapes, and the diversity of liv- MACs; we eat fish that live in water, and, hence, there ing and nonliving nature are the main assets in the are MACs for fishery; etc. Such an approach is poorly present-day world, to say nothing about the future (Kly- applicable to bottom sediments, although they may uev, 2001, p. 39). In water bodies, there are two main affect water quality through secondary pollution. In this substrata for hydrobionts: water and bottom sediments. case, it would be more correct to take into consideration The former receives much more attention. Many stud- the “interests” of organisms living in bottom sediments http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Assessment of Water and Sediment Quality in Fresh Water Bodies Based on Characteristics of Benthic Communities

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Ecology
ISSN
1067-4136
eISSN
1608-3334
D.O.I.
10.1023/B:RUSE.0000046980.42702.af
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Abstract

Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2004, pp. 417–420. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 6, 2004, pp. 464–467. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Bakanov. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Assessment of Water and Sediment Quality in Fresh Water Bodies Based on Characteristics of Benthic Communities A. I. Bakanov Papanin Institute of the Biology of Inland Waters, Borok, Nekouzskii raion, Yaroslavl oblast, 152742 Russia Received July 29, 2003 Key words: benthos, quality of sediments, indices, condition, pollution. The quality of the natural environment, pure water drink water, and, hence, there are sanitary-hygienic and air, undisturbed landscapes, and the diversity of liv- MACs; we eat fish that live in water, and, hence, there ing and nonliving nature are the main assets in the are MACs for fishery; etc. Such an approach is poorly present-day world, to say nothing about the future (Kly- applicable to bottom sediments, although they may uev, 2001, p. 39). In water bodies, there are two main affect water quality through secondary pollution. In this substrata for hydrobionts: water and bottom sediments. case, it would be more correct to take into consideration The former receives much more attention. Many stud- the “interests” of organisms living in bottom sediments

Journal

Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: Nov 18, 2004

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