VRBA, Jaroslav, Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ, Pavel CHVOJKA, Jan FOTT, Jiří KOPÁČEK, Miroslav MACEK, Linda NEDBALOVÁ, Miroslav PAPÁČEK, Vanda RÁDKOVÁ, Veronika SACHEROVÁ, Tomáš SOLDÁN and Michal ŠORF. Constraints on the biological recovery of the Bohemian Forest lakes from acid stress. Freshwater Biology. Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2016, vol. 61, No 4, p. 376-395. ISSN 0046-5070. doi:10.1111/fwb.12714.
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Original name Constraints on the biological recovery of the Bohemian Forest lakes from acid stress
Authors VRBA, Jaroslav (203 Czech Republic, guarantor), Jindřiška BOJKOVÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution), Pavel CHVOJKA (203 Czech Republic), Jan FOTT (203 Czech Republic), Jiří KOPÁČEK (203 Czech Republic), Miroslav MACEK (203 Czech Republic), Linda NEDBALOVÁ (203 Czech Republic), Miroslav PAPÁČEK (203 Czech Republic), Vanda RÁDKOVÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution), Veronika SACHEROVÁ (203 Czech Republic), Tomáš SOLDÁN (203 Czech Republic) and Michal ŠORF (203 Czech Republic).
Edition Freshwater Biology, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2016, 0046-5070.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 10600 1.6 Biological sciences
Country of publisher United States of America
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
Impact factor Impact factor: 3.255
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14310/16:00093957
Organization unit Faculty of Science
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12714
UT WoS 000371739600003
Keywords in English acidification; aluminium; macroinvertebrates; phytoplankton; zooplankton
Tags AKR, rivok
Changed by Changed by: Mgr. Vanda Šorfová, Ph.D., učo 222709. Changed: 16/2/2018 15:37.
The response of planktonic (phytoplankton, ciliates, rotifers and crustaceans) and littoral (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera and Heteroptera: Nepomorpha) assemblages to chemical recovery was studied over a twelve-year period (1999–2011) in eight glacial lakes in the Bohemian Forest (central Europe). The region suffered from high atmospheric pollution from the 1950s to the late 1980s, but has since been recovering from acidification due to 86% and 44% decrease in sulphur and nitrogen deposition, respectively, during the 1990s–2000s. Despite the rapid improvement in water chemistry of all the eight studied lakes, only four have partly recovered so far (low-aluminium lakes), while the other four lakes still remain strongly acidic (high-aluminium lakes). Although biotic responses (especially in the low-Al lakes) showed important signs of recovery, such as reappearance of some indigenous or acid-sensitive species, decline in eurytopic acid-tolerant species and colonisation by vagile species, the assemblages of all the lakes still suffer from acid stress. Our results also indicate an increasing role of biotic interactions between colonisers and residents leading to the reconstruction of aquatic food webs in the low-Al lakes.
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