Nitrification in freshwater sediments as studied with microsensors and fluorescence in situ hybridization

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Altmann, Dörte;
(2003)
  • Subject: nitrification, freshwater sediments, microsensors, FISH, nitrifying bacteria, bioturbation
    • ddc: ddc:32
    mesheuropmc: fungi

Nitrification is a central process of the benthic N cycle, which sets the preconditions for the removal of excess N from antropogenically impaired aquatic environments. The fact that nitrification usually occurs within a thin oxic surface layer necessitates techniques w... View more
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