Limnological Methods for the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research Program

McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research Program

This comprehensive limnological methods manual (134-page PDF) from the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program provides a step-by-step guide for several field experiments. Protocols include measuring primary productivity using 14C, Chlorophyll a extraction, plankton, bacteria, and virus enumeration and biomass, ion and carbon aqueous chemistry, and dissolved oxygen by Winkler Titration.

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Subject: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Radioisotopes, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Hydrology/HydrogeologyKeywords: bicarbonate, pH, PAR, DOC, POC, conductivity, EC, sediment trap