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Towards a quantitative reconstruction of lake trophic state in temperate lakes using subfossil cladocera and diatoms: Composition of a training set from NE Poland


Geographia Polonica Vol. 95 No. 3 (2022)


Zawiska, Izabela : Autor Affiliation ORCID ; Woszczyk, Michał : Autor Affiliation ORCID ; Rzodkiewicz, Monika : Autor Affiliation ORCID



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lake training ser ; water properties ; summer vertical profiles ; subfossil Cladocera ; subfossil diatoms


We present a training set, the database involving physical-chemical water parameters together with the subfossil Cladocera and diatoms community composition in the surface sediments of 64 postglacial lakes in NE Poland sampled along a wide trophic gradient (from oligo- to highly eutrophic). The most important water parameters measured in water were chlorophyll-a, electrical conductivity (EC) and oxygen concentration. In addition, total phosphorus (TP) and Secchi depth (SD) were determined for the surface water layer. The data collected will be used to calculate a transfer-function for quantitative reconstruction of trophic state in freshwater temperate lakes.


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