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Title: Advisory report on nutrient levels and related ecology of Malham Tarn
Author: J.F. Talling
Author: J. Hilton
Document Type: Monograph
This report originated from a meeting held on 26 May 1982 at the Freshwater Biological Association, Windermere, to discuss aspects of reported nutrient levels and their ecological implications for Malham Tarn. The interested parties were; the Nature Conservancy Council, represented by C. Newbold, S. Ward, and S. Priest; the Field Studies Council, represented by E. Jackson; and the Freshwater Biological Association, represented by D.J.J. Kinsman, C.S. Reynolds, J. Hilton, G. Fryer, and J.F. Talling. Discussion centred upon the data given here as Appendices, involving possible evidence of a long-term increase in the concentrations of some nutrients (especially nitrate) of significance for the Tarn's ecology and conservation. During the meeting it was suggested that two developments were desirable, (i) a written critical analysis of the data presented at the meeting, (ii) further comparative tests of some methods of chemical analysis employed in obtaining those data. These matters are treated in the following Sections A and B, written respectively by J.F. Tailing and J. Hilton.
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Publication Date: 1982
Publication Place: Ambleside
Subject Keywords: TarnsNutrientsEcologyNitrate-nitrogenPhosphate phosphorusSoluble reactive siliconAlkalinityCationsHydrologyChemical compositionAquatic communitiesAquatic plantsVegetationUltraviolet spectrophotometryAlgae
Geographic Keywords: Yorkshire
Extent: 24; appendices
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