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This ebook summarises investigations on Lake Verevi (surface 12.6 ha, suggest intensity 3.6 m), situated within the Estonian city of Elva, initiated on account that 1929. The seventeen articles care for a variety of questions, beginning with a holistic evaluate of the ecological prestige, over checks of long term adjustments in biotic and abiotic stipulations and completing with proposed recovery plans. Abiotic chapters offer calculations on water and mass stability, distribution and fractions of phosphorus within the sediment, optical homes and penetration of radiation within the water column, sedimentation expense throughout the formation of stratification, and nitrogen movement features. some of these phenomena clarify the specified environmental beneficial properties of this hugely stratified lake. long term adjustments, seasonal improvement, fundamental creation and source ratios inducing the distribution of species composition of varied biota (bacterio-, phyto and zooplankton, periphyton, macrovegetation, macrozoobenthos, fish) are mentioned. an important matters are long term investigations on a posh atmosphere, the phenomenon of partial meromixis, the outline of recovery tools, and the life of slim microniches for plankton within the water column. the amount firmly establishes Lake Verevi as a version process of a common aquatic habitat, experiencing a mess of anthropogenic pressures, yet for which recovery plans goal to supply sustainable administration within the future.

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