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Freshwater Biology

Freshwater Biology is concerned with the life and ecosystems of freshwater habitats. It includes animal, plant and microbial life in lakes, rivers and ponds.

Freshwater Biology Articles

Meeting Ecological And Societal Needs For Freshwater
Freshwater is vital to human life and societal well-being, but society has frequently not recognized the full value of healthy rivers, lakes, groundwater, and wetlands.

Date: 30 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Mass Extinction Of Freshwater Species In North America
The first estimate of extinction rates of North America's freshwater animals shows that they are the most endangered group in the continent.

Date: 30 Nov 2006, Rating: 3.00

To Save Rare Stingrays, UF Researcher Turns To Native Florida Species
Only a few of the world's stingrays venture into freshwater, and most are threatened by overfishing, pollution or both.

Date: 30 Nov 2006, Rating: 8.50

Technical basis for quantifying phosphorus transport to surface and groundwaters
This paper describes the primary Phosphorus transport mechanisms and factors essential to include in developing relatively simple and practical tools to quantify Phosphorus loss in agricultural fields

Date: 19 Oct 2006, Rating: 5.00, 12 pages

Recreational and occupational field exposure to freshwater cyanobacteria
The authors systematically reviewed the literature on recreational exposure to freshwater cyanobacteria.

Date: 19 Oct 2006, Rating: 4.33, 12 pages

Understanding Viruses In Lake Superior -- Effects Of Ultraviolet Light Probed
Scientists looked at the abundance of viruses in one of the Great Lakes. Researchers recently completed a study that began to address how global climate change may affect viruses in the waters of Lake Superior.

Date: 19 Oct 2006, Rating: 5.75

Study Shows Hope For Ridding Lakes Of Clawed Invader
The rusty crayfish - a voracious, bullying exotic that has visited ecological havoc on numerous Wisconsin lakes - may have finally met its match.

Date: 19 Oct 2006, Rating: 7.00