In this age of increased fundamental and applied research on biodiversity, no single volume was as yet devoted to the various temporal and spatial aspects of aquatic biodiversity. The present book is published in honour of Professor Henri Dumont (Ghent, Belgium) at the occasion of his retirement as Editor-in-Chief of Hydrobiologia. The volume presents a selection of contributions on aquatic biodiversity, written by colleagues from the editorial board, fellow editors of aquatic journals and former students and collaborators. Contributions deal with a wide spectrum of topics related to aquatic biodiversity and cover fields such as actual- and palaeolimnology, taxonomy, and fundamental and applied limnology. Even reconnaissance chapters on management and cultural impact of water bodies are included. The book combines state-of-the-art contributions in aquatic sciences.
Henri J. Dumont, scientist and editor; K. Martens. Bibliography of Henri J. Dumont. Freshwater ecology and biodiversity in the tropics: what did we learn from 30 years of onchocerciasis control and the associated biomonitoring of West African rivers? C. Leveque, et al. Evolution of the tribe Tropheini from Lake Tanganyika: synchronized explosive speciation producing multiple evolutionary parallelism; C. Sturmbauer, et al. Remote sensing of vegetation and flooding on Magela Creek floodplain (Northern Territory, Australia) with the SIR-C synthetic aperture radar; L.L. Hess, J.M. Melack. Impact of fish predation on coexisting Daphnia taxa: a partial test of the temporal hybrid superiority hypothesis; S. Declerck, L. De Meester. Exploitation of a deep-water algal maximum by Daphnia: a stable-isotope tracer study; W. Lampert, J. Grey. A biogeographical analysis of rotifers of the genus Trichocerca Lamarck, 1801 (Trichocercidae, Monogononta, Rotifera), with notes on taxonomy; H. Segers. On a remarkable South African giant ostracod (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Cyprididae) from temporary pools, with additional appendages; K. Martens. Morphological analysis of some cryptic species in the Acanthocyclops vernalis species complex from North America; S.I. Dodson, et al. Dumontia oregonensis n. fam., n. gen., n. sp., a cladoceran representing a new family of 'Water Fleas' (Crustacea, Anomopoda) from USA, with notes on the classification of the order Anomopoda; C.J. Santos-Flores, S.I. Dodson. Fish zonations and guilds as the basis for assessment of ecological integrity of large rivers; B.G.W. Aarts, P.H. Nienhuis. Characterisation of high-altitude Artemia populations from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, PR China; G. Van Stappen, et al.Volumetric and aerial rates of heterotrophic bacterial production in epi- and hypolimnia: the role of nutrients and system morphometry; A.C.P. Cimbleris, J. Kalff. Biodiversity: bridging the gap between condition and conservation; S. Linke, R. Norris. Cultural associations in an ancient lake: gods of water in Lake Biwa and the River Yodo basin, Japan; H. Kawanabe. Impact on indigenous species biodiversity caused by the globalisation of alien recreational freshwater fisheries; J.A. Cambray. Integration of research and management in optimizing multiple uses of reservoirs: the experience in South America and Brazilian case studies; J.G. Tundisi, T. Matsumura-Tundisi. Sinking properties of some phytoplankton shapes and the relation of form resistance to morphological diversity of plankton - an experimental study; J. Padisak, et al. Aquatic biodiversity and saline lakes: Lake Bogoria National Reserve, Kenya; D.M. Harper, et al. Sulphate inhibition of molybdenum-dependent nitrogen fixation by planktonic cyanobacteria under seawater conditions: a non-reversible effect; R. Marino, et al. The contribution of scientific information to the conservation and management of freshwater biodiversity in tropical Asia; D. Dudgeon. Lake-based climate reconstruction in Africa: progress and challenges; D. Verschuren. The life-cycle of the asexual ostracod Darwinula stevensoni (Brady & Robertson, 1870) (Crustacea, Ostracoda) in a temperate pond; K. Van Doninck, et al. Studying effects of some surfactants and detergents on filter-feeding bivalves; S.A. Ostroumov.