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Diatoms: Life in Glass Houses

Teacher's Guide Diatoms: Life in Glass Houses © Cytographics 2003 SET-UP: Video Projectors. Video projectors in many lecture rooms are optimized for PowerPoint display.

Diatoms. What are they and how can I get rid of them?

Diatoms. What are they and how can I get rid of them? Diatoms are photosynthesising algae, they have a siliceous skeleton (frustule) and are found in almost every aquatic environment including fresh and marine waters, soils, in fact almost anywhere moist.

Review Molecular insights into the novel aspects of diatom ...

Diatoms are the most important group of eukaryotic phytoplankton, responsible for close to 40% of marine primary productivity [1].

How to prepare diatom samples.

Assume that the sample consists of a gathering like: - sediment from a pond or a coastal marine mudflat - scrapings from stones or piles - leaves of aquatic plants - harvest from a plankton net The sample will contain - apart from (hopefully) diatoms - mineral debris (sand, mud, silt) and organic matter ...

Proceedings of the 1st Central-European Diatom Meeting 2007

Assessing the diversity of pennate benthic diatoms in calcifying biofilms of hard water creeks Proceedings of the 1st Central-European Diatom Meeting 2007

Lake warming favours small-sized planktonic diatom species

Lake warming favours small-sized planktonic diatom species Monika Winder *, JohnE. Reuterand S. Geoffrey Schladow Tahoe Environmental Research Center, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616-8803, USA Diatoms contribute to a substantial portion of primary production in the ...

One-Celled Wonders

Virus and the Whale: Exploring Evolution in Creatures Small and Large 2 Activity 65 Diatoms: One-Celled Wonders Diatoms (DIE-a-toms) are one of the most important things you never knew about.

Exercise 12 Fossil Lab — Part 7: Diatoms, radiolaria ...

12-1 Exercise 12 Fossil Lab — Part 7: Diatoms, radiolaria, planktonic foraminifera DIATOMS: Diatoms are pigmented unicellular algae whose cell walls are silicified to form a shell or frustule that consists of two valves.

Testing Prospects for Reliable Diatom Nanotechnology in ...

Note that motility in diatoms also invokes the cytoskeleton, which is involved both in morphogenesis of the microfluidics chamber (the"raphe"), and in its operation during motility 54'55.

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J Phycol. 35, 1340-1342 (1999) A PPLICATIONS OF D IATOMS Stoermer E. F. & Smol J. P. eds. 1999. The Diatoms: Applications for the Environmental and Earth Sci-ences.