Diatom-Based Bioassessment in Wetlands: How Many Samples Do We Need to Characterize the Diatom Assemblage in a Wetland Adequately?
http://web.pdx.edu/~pany/homework/clw_wetlands06.pdf

Oswaldo Solares, Journal of Atawapakat Research


This article by Weilhoefer and Pan addresses the use of microscopic diatoms lodged in sediment to learn about the history of lakes, rivers, and wetlands. This case illustrates such a study done with an extensive wetland along the Columbia River in Oregon, US.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Topics: Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Climate