Microbiology of thermally polluted environments. Technical progress report, August 1, 1973--July 31, 1974

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Thermal pollution is discussed with regard to sources of manmade thermal water; thermal consequences of thermal pollution; and thermal effects on water quality. Natural habitats receiving thermal additions are discussed with regard to geothermal habitats and geothermal modification of normal aquatic ecosystems. Ecological observations on geothermal habitats include upper temperature limits for various taxonomic groups and consequences of species restriction by temperature. General ecological consequences of thermal polution are discussed with regard to differences between thermal effects on cold and warm water habitats; adaptation to the thermal environment; effect of temperature on gruwth rate; temperatare and water quality; and bacterial ... continued below

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Brock, T.D. April 1, 1974.

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Thermal pollution is discussed with regard to sources of manmade thermal water; thermal consequences of thermal pollution; and thermal effects on water quality. Natural habitats receiving thermal additions are discussed with regard to geothermal habitats and geothermal modification of normal aquatic ecosystems. Ecological observations on geothermal habitats include upper temperature limits for various taxonomic groups and consequences of species restriction by temperature. General ecological consequences of thermal polution are discussed with regard to differences between thermal effects on cold and warm water habitats; adaptation to the thermal environment; effect of temperature on gruwth rate; temperatare and water quality; and bacterial indicators of thermal pollution. (HLW)

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  • Report No.: COO--2161-19
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4334018 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4334018
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1025724

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Brock, T.D. Microbiology of thermally polluted environments. Technical progress report, August 1, 1973--July 31, 1974, report, April 1, 1974; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1025724/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.