Send to my Kindle

Effect of bottom sediments on the nutrient and metal concentration in macrophytes of river-lake systems

Angela Kuriata-Potasznik, Sławomir Szymczyk and Dorota Pilejczyk

Our research concerns functioning of the river-lake system through an analysis of factors affecting the assimilation of biogenes and metals by aquatic plants typical for such a system. The greatest effect on the accumulation of an excessive amount of substances like nutrients and heavy metals occurring in the water ecosystem of the river and lake system seems to be demonstrated by the properties of the bottom sediments, mainly their granulometric composition. On the other hand, it was demonstrated that aquatic plants can have an effect on the fraction size in sediments, particularly near the outlet of the river to the water body.The obtained results could contribute to the creation of controlled conditions favouring contamination capture, which could a ffect the advancement of knowledge concerning the functioning of freshwater aquatic ecosystems.

Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim., 54 (2018) 1
DOI: 10.1051/limn/2017028

We offer the option to send directly this article to your Kindle device as a PDF. To allow us to send documents to your Kindle, you must add to the list of approved contacts in your Amazon's Kindle account (see Amazon help page).

Please select either or address to send the PDF as a Kindle Personal Document. Note that using will allow direct syncing to your device but may imply a fee. may take longer, using USB or wi-fi, but with no fee.