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Ostroumov S.A. On the multifunctional role of the biota in the self-purification of aquatic ecosystems.

RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 2005, 36 (6): 414-420.

A detailed well-structured presentation of the author’s innovative and multifaceted conceptualization of how almost all aquatic organisms function together toward making water clear and clean. This paper formulated a new theory of ecological self-purification of water: In the format of Web of Science: Title: On the multifunctional role of the biota in the self-purification of aquatic ecosystems. Author: Ostroumov S.A. Source: RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 2005, Volume: 36, Issue: 6, Pages: 414-420, DOI: 10.1007/s11184-005-0095-x; Published: NOV-DEC 2005; Full English text free: http://www.scribd.com/doc/45572968 Abstract, additional relevant sites: http://www.scribd.com/doc/75101299/;
http://www.econf.rae.ru/article/6963

The reference in a traditional form: Ostroumov S.A. On the multifunctional role of the biota in the self-purification of aquatic ecosystems. RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 2005, 36 (6): 414-420. http://moscowstate.academia.edu/SergeiOstroumov/Papers/1897685/ http://moscowstate.academia.edu/SergeiOstroumov/Papers/1897685/On_the_multifunctional_role_of _the_biota_in_the_self-purification_of_aquatic_ecosystems

KEY WORDS: water, self-purification, theory, aquatic, ecosystems, organisms, water quality, freshwater, marine, water objects, bodies, streams, sustainability,