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diatoms

G. W. Prescott

diatoms

a photomicrographic book

by G. W. Prescott

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Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diatoms -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Diatoms.,
  • Algae.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the structure, uses, and reproduction of diatoms, algae distinctive for their cell walls made of silica.

    Edition Notes

    StatementGerald W. Prescott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK569.D54 P65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4886235M
    ISBN 100698203798, 0698306317
    LC Control Number76016582

    A stand-alone software-based taxonomic key to the diatom species most commonly encountered in South African rivers and streams. This is an hierarchical, interactive tool that assists the user in learning more about diatoms and diatom taxonomy while seeking an . This book will be of interest to practitioners in the fields of biology, zoology, and environmental protection. Show less Identifying Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates is the second identification manual created from the literature developed for the .

    PDF | On , Maxim Kulikovskiy and others published Identification book of diatoms from Russia | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Diatom community structure along salinity gradients in Australian saline lakes: biogeographic comparisons with other continents. In A Century of Diatom Research in North America: a Tribute to the Distinguished Careers of C. W. Reimer and R. Patrick, ed. Kociolek, J. P. & Sullivan, M. J., Champaign, Illinois: Koeltz Scientific Books, pp. –

    The book concludes with a wide range of applications of diatoms, in forensics, manufacturing, medicine, biofuel and agriculture. The contributors are leading international experts on diatoms. This book is for a wide audience researchers, academics, students, and teachers of biology and related disciplines, written to both act as an introduction. About this book. This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over genera. Diatoms are important as perhaps the commonest group of autotrophic plants on earth and are abundant in all .


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Diatoms by G. W. Prescott Download PDF EPUB FB2

The aim of this new book series (Diatoms: Biology and Applications) is to provide a comprehensive and reliable source of information on diatoms book biology and applications.

The first book of the series, Diatoms Fundamentals & Applications, is wide ranging, starting with the contributions of amateurs and the beauty of diatoms, to details of how their shells are made.

Excellent reference book for this price. Contain about drawings of diatoms species. Vinyard's Diatoms of North America is diatoms book of those little gems that generally pass unnoticed by the public but are well known by both professional and amateur biologists/5(9).

This book is designed to introduce diatoms to younger generations and to enlighten them about how these “living jewels” help our planet function on a daily basis. Diatoms are in the group of plants called algae, and have typically been appreciated only by the scientists who study them and those who use them commercially.4/5(5).

Book Description. This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over genera. Diatoms are important as perhaps the commonest group of autotrophic plants on earth and are abundant in all Cited by: Illustrated descriptions of over genera of diatoms are presented for the first time in this wide-ranging volume.

The introduction describes the diatom cell in detail, the structure of the wall (often extremely beautiful designs), the cell contents and aspects of life cycle and cell division/5. The Diatoms: Applications for the Environmental and Earth Sciences.

Diatoms are microscopic algae which are found in virtually every habitat 5/5(1). Also the diatoms can be counted, identified and studied at the same time as other algae in the sample. The book provides a general introduction to the diatoms including a resume of the diatoms book of chloroplast forms encountered, a review of colony types, a guide to shape terminology and also information on how to measure cells.

Diatoms: Biology and Morphology of the Genera. This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over genera.

Diatoms /5(2). Diatoms This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext. This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over genera. Diatoms are important as perhaps the commonest group of autotrophic plants on earth and are abundant in all waters and on soils and moist surfaces.

The introduction describes the diatom cell in detail, the structure of the wall (often. This book is the first to provide an identification key to this important freshwater group of algae which enables the user to work from live specimens.

The use of fresh material means that time-consuming preparation techniques can be avoided enabling analyses to be made within a short time of collection. Also the diatoms can be counted, identified and studied at the same time as.

‘This book constitutes a well-organized and comprehensive review on the use of diatoms in environmental and earth sciences in recent decades, and is a well-referenced resource.

It covers modern statistical methods with clear examples that will help to demystify-oriented investigators. Editors’ Note: The article below was published in InHooke College of Applied Sciences received permission to allow the entire book to be downloaded as a PDF.

_____ Editors’ Note: Many readers will recognize the name of Robert B. “Mac” McLaughlin as the author of a regular Diatom column published in The Microscope during the ’s [ ]. The Biology of Diatoms Volume 13 of Botanical monographs Volume 13 of New Accents: Editor: Dietrich Werner: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN:Length: pages: SubjectsReviews: 1.

Diatoms of the United States Exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii Volume 1, Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae by Ruth Patrick and Charles W.

Reimer | Jun 1, out of 5 stars 1. Diatoms also have ranges and tolerances for other environmental variables, including nutrient concentration, suspended sediment, flow regime, elevation, and for different types of human disturbance.

As a result, diatoms are vital for assessment and. About this book. This much revised and expanded edition provides a valuable and detailed summary of the many uses of diatoms in a wide range Price Range: £ - £ Summary.

The basic requirements for diatom analysis have changed little over the last few decades in terms of sampling, slide preparation, microscopy and taxonomy but, on the other hand, there have been major improvements in our knowledge of diatom distribution and ecology and a revolution in our ability to analyse diatom data.

Diatom, (class Bacillariophyceae), any member of the algal class Bacillariophyceae (division Chromophyta), with ab species found in sediments or attached to solid substances in all the waters of Earth. Diatoms are among the most important and prolific microscopic sea organisms and serve directly or indirectly as food for many animals.

The book then delves into the ecology of diatoms living in a wide range of habitats, and look at those few that can kill or harm us.

The book concludes with a wide range of applications of diatoms, in forensics, manufacturing, medicine, biofuel and agriculture. The contributors are leading international experts on diatoms. Identifying Marine Phytoplankton is an accurate and authoritative guide to the identification of marine diatoms and dinoflagellates, meant to be used with tools as simple as a light microscope.

The book compiles the latest taxonomic names, an extensive bibliography (referencing historical as well as up-to-date literature), synthesis and criteria in one indispensable source.Diatoms (diá-tom-os 'cut in half', from diá, 'through' or 'apart'; and the root of tém-n-ō, 'I cut'.) are a major group of algae, specifically microalgae, found in the oceans, waterways and soils of the diatoms make up a significant portion of the Earth's biomass: they generate about 20 to 50 percent of the oxygen produced on the planet each year, take in over billion Class: Bacillariophyceae, Dangeard, This book is within the scope of WikiProject Microbiology, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Microbiology on Wikipedia.

If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Click [show] for the full book report for Book:Diatoms.