Kalinkina N. The reconstruction of hydrobiological data for lakes of Karelia // Principy èkologii. 2012. № 1. P. 42‒53. DOI: 10.15393/j1.art.2012.482

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The reconstruction of hydrobiological data for lakes of Karelia

   Nataliya Michailovna
DSc, Institute of Northern Water Problems of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences (NWPI), Aleksander Nevsky st., 50 185030 Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia Russia, kalina@nwpi.krc.karelia.ru
lakes of Karelia; classification; hydrochemical and hydrobiological parameters; contingency tables; prognoses
Summary: The factors which determined the variability of hydrochemical and hydrobiological pa-rameters of lakes of Karelia (in total 225 lakes) are analyzed. It is shown that oligo-mesotrophic lakes dominate among studied water bodies whereas the share of eutrophic lakes is low (about 10%). The biomass of phytoplankton and zooplankton was not exactly reconstructed by using the total phosphorous concentration as the argument in regression analysis due to high variability of these parameters. The hydrochemical and hydrobiological indexes were worked to classify the lakes of Karelia. The methods of prognoses of zooplankton biomass (with accuracy of 55–86%) and benthos biomass (with accuracy of 71–78%) on the base of the total phosphorous concentration were worked by using the contingency tables.

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Reviewer: A. Korosov
Received on: 13 December 2011
Published on: 25 November 2013

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