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Conservation objectives for oligotrophic and dystrophic lake types

Carvalho, L; Monteith, D; (1999) Conservation objectives for oligotrophic and dystrophic lake types. (ECRC Research Reports 71 ). UCL Environmental Change Research Centre: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

To summarise currently available information on conservation requirements of the following three freshwater habitats (from Annex 2 of the EC Habitats Directive): l. Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of Atlantic sandy plains with amphibious vegetation: Lobelia, Littorella and Isoetes 2. Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters of plains to subalpine levels of the Continental and Alpine Region and mountain areas of other regions with amphibious vegetation belonging to Littorelletae wziflorae and/or Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 3. Dystrophic lakes • To define conservation objectives based on the requirements of the habitat, outlining: 1. Favourable conditions 2. Attributes (physical, chemical and biological parameters that define favourable condition) 3. Targets (Acceptable range for each attribute) • To assess current monitoring of listed attributes and targets • To identify modifications, or additions, to existing baseline monitoring.

Type: Report
Title: Conservation objectives for oligotrophic and dystrophic lake types
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/research/research-centr...
Language: English
UCL classification: UCL
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10112424
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