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com/doc/62333244/; A solution to the enigma of stability of the biosphere, the balance in ecology, the sustainability of the natural environment: S.A. Ostroumov
[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries, Innovations. Item 11]; (on the author: http://famousscientists.ru/3732/) / directory: \Main discoveries\

--KEY WORDS: improving, water, quality, heavy, metals, chemical contamination, aquatic environment, innovative, methods, waste, water, treatment, phytoremediation, macrophytes, higher aquatic plants, pollution, control, phytotechnology, new, environmental, technology, biotechnology, microcosms, pollutants, xenobiotics, contaminants, biological, effects, phytotoxicity, aquatic, ecotoxicology, biogeochemistry, geochemical, ecology, allowable load, pollutants, allowable discharges, anthropogenic, impacts, role, biota, self-purification, water, water systems, maximum permissible concentration, water bodies, drinking-water, sustainable, use, using, cultural, domestic, municipal, purposes, standards, water quality, sanitary-hygienic safety, safety, ponds, streams, detecting,

What is new New elements of a solution to the enigma of stability of the biosphere, the balance in ecology, and the sustainability of the natural environment: 1) Self-organization as exemplified by self-purification in aquatic ecosystems; 2) Self-organization as exemplified by the role of biodiversity; 3) Multi-functional distant and contact regulation in the biosphere using chemical signals KEY WORDS: improving, water quality, chemical, contamination, aquatic environment, innovative methods, waste, water, treatment, phytoremediation, macrophytes, higher aquatic plants, pollution control, phytotechnology, new environmental technology, environmental biotechnology, microcosms, pollutants,

References and comments

1) Self-organization as exemplified by self-purification in aquatic ecosystems; See : Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (water self-purification) http://www.scribd.com/doc/60659939/; Biological filtering and ecological machinery for selfpurification and bioremediation in aquatic ecosystems: towards a holistic view. Rivista Biol. /Biology Forum, 1998; 91(2):221-232. An aquatic ecosystem: a large-scale diversified bioreactor with a water self-purification function. - Doklady Biological Sciences, 2000. Vol. 374, P. 514-516. scribd.com/doc/49065542; New facet of the essence and identity of ecosystem: it has attributes of a bioreactor; http://www.scribd.com/doc/49069997; Polyfunctional role of biodiversity in processes leading to water purification: current conceptualizations and concluding remarks. Hydrobiologia. 2002. V. 469 (1-3): 203-204. http://www.scribd.com/doc/52627327/; Aquatic ecosystem as a bioreactor: water purification and some other functions. - Riv Biol. 2004, 97(1):67-78. PMID: 15648211 [PubMed - indexed];

xenobiotics, contaminants, biological effects, phytotoxicity, aquatic ecotoxicology, environmental biogeochemistry, geochemical ecology, allowable load of pollutants, allowable discharges, anthropogenic impacts, the role of biota in self-purification of water, water systems, maximum permissible concentration, MPC, water bodies, drinking-water, sustainable use of water, using water for cultural, domestic, municipal, laundry purposes, standards of water quality, sanitaryhygienic safety, environmental safety, ponds, streams, detecting metals;

http://www.scribd.com/doc/52656760; 2) Self-organization as exemplified by the role of biodiversity; Biodiversity Protection and Quality of Water: The Role of Feedbacks in Ecosystems. - [Doklady Biological Sciences (v.382, No.1-6; pp.18-21)]. http://www.scribd.com/doc/42558469/; 3) Multi-functional distant and contact regulation in the biosphere using chemical signals; ecological chemoregulators a new fundamental concept developed by Dr. S.A.Ostroumov See: Book: Ostroumov S.A. Introduction to Biochemical Ecology (1986)]; translated into Polish and Bulgarian; http://www.scribd.com/doc/50880795/On-book-OstroumovIntro-to-Biochemical-Ecology; Ostroumov S. A. On the Concepts of Biochemical Ecology and Hydrobiology: Ecological Chemomediators. Contemporary Problems of Ecology, 2008, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 238244. http://scipeople.com/publication/67236/; http://www.scribd.com/doc/41634664; http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sergei_Ostroumov/blog /5465_ConceptsEcologicalChemomediators; Biocontrol of Water Quality: Multifunctional Role of Biota in Water Self-Purification. - Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 2010, Vol. 80, No. 13, 2010, pp. 27542761. --http://www.scribd.com/doc/49131150;
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biosphere, geochemical and geological environment. Vestnik MGU (Bulletin of Moscow University). Series 16. Biology. 2005. No. 1. P. 24-33]. : . . 2002. .382. 1. . 138-141. http://www.scribd.com/doc/58228257/; // . 2003. . 73. 3. .232-238. http://www.scribd.com/doc/60562932/ ; http://sites.google.com/site/ostroumovsa/----------2003---73--3232-238; , - ; . . // (), (2004), 396. 1, . 136141. : scribd.com/doc/57774996/; http://sites.google.com/site/scipaperdan2004selfpurificat/; http://b23.ru/nrqg; : (, - , 1986, 176 .; - ..) .: http://scipeople.com/publication/99418/ , , , (, - , 1986, ..); http://scipeople.com/publication/99382/ " ". . : http://scipeople.com/publication/70282/; Using the books (Introduction to Biochemical Ecology, Introduction to Problems of Biochemical Ecology) in university education http://scipeople.com/publication/99092/; [ ( , ) ; , . 1. , , . http://scipeople.com/publication/70282/;

OTHER EXAMPLES OF KEY DISCOVERIES in ecology, environmental sciences, biology: [Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 1]; Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (water self-purification) http://www.scribd.com/doc/60659939/; additional key words: ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, water, sustainability; aquatic, ecosystems, freshwater, marine, resources, ecosafety, biodiversity, protection, conservation, services, hydrosphere, pollution, control, prevention, habitats, decontamination, **[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 2]; New facts on hazardous biological and toxic effects of surfactants and detergents http://www.scribd.com/doc/60757545/ ; additional key words: book, detergents, surfactants, **[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 3]; 3

Inhibitory analysis: New method to explore top-down control in ecosystems: eutrophication, algal bloom, self-purification; http://www.scribd.com/doc/61179989/3-Legendary-discoveries-top-Down-Control-Inhibitory-analysis; ** [Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 4]; New: a solution to the problem of criteria for ecohazards of chemicals, and negative anthropogenic effects on organisms and biota. http://www.scribd.com/doc/60891549/; **[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 5]: A new solution to the problem of eutrophication: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61241602/ ** [Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 6]: New Measurements. Role of Pellets of Mollusks in Fluxes of Chemical Elements. http://www.scribd.com/doc/61247059/; **[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 7]: New Discovery: Pollutants Inhibit Fluxes of Chemical Elements. http://www.scribd.com/doc/61251644/; *[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries. Item 8]: New Discovery: BIOMACHINERY. Example: biomachinery of improving water quality (selfpurification) in aquatic (freshwater and marine) ecosystems. http://www.scribd.com/doc/61779321/; **[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries, Innovations. Item 9]: A new improved definition of the term ecosystem: http://www.scribd.com/doc/62076114/; **[Series: Fundamental Legendary Discoveries, Innovations. Item 10]: Toward new phytotechnology of water treatment: the plant Ceratophyllum demersum removes lead, cadmium and 2 other heavy metals from water: http://www.scribd.com/doc/62146380/;

A list of other fundamental discoveries: http://www.scribd.com/doc/59437439/; FAQ: Biotic Self-purification of Aquatic Ecosystems Water Quality Resources: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sergei_Ostroumov/blog/9142; CITATION: Scientists of which countries cited those discoveries: http://www.scribd.com/doc/54504932/-Table-worldWideCiting3-05; Scientists of which institutions cited those discoveries: http://www.scribd.com/doc/60225505/ A list of who cited those discoveries: 4

http://www.scribd.com/doc/58228788/; Citation of publications authored by S.A.Ostroumov / ... .. Updt/ http://www.scribd.com/doc/58353188/Cited-ostroumov-big-Listupd-June21-2011-Nov8; OTHER EVALUATIONS of works of this author: Evidence of merit. Comments in published editions, reviews; other forms of evaluation of publications and works by Dr. S. A. Ostroumov: http://www.scribd.com/doc/59068679/; On the book: Ostroumov S.A. Introduction to Biochemical Ecology. Moscow University Press, 1986: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sergei_Ostroumov/blog/4575; Reviews, evaluations of books by Dr. S. Ostroumov: http://www.scribd.com/doc/45111401/; About the publications by S.A. Ostroumov (opinion of a member of Russian Academy of Sciences): http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sergei_Ostroumov/blog/5724; Opinion on and rating of Dr. S.A. Ostroumovs works: comments of international experts of 10+ countries, citation in scientific literature worldwide. Updated April 26, 2011 : http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sergei_Ostroumov/blog/7034; About the author: http://www.famous-scientists.ru/3732/; On Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sergeiost;

Additional references and sites: a series of relevant papers by the same author, in Doklady Biological Sciences and other journals: www.scribd.com/ar55/documents?page=7; List of relevant papers with sites, abstracts, and key words online free (39 pages): http://www.scribd.com/doc/46454069/List-scribd-7January2011; List of relevant papers with sites, some of them with abstracts, and key words online free (6 pages): http://www.scribd.com/doc/50651350/-PAPERS-online-S-Ostro; EDUCATION : The discoveries and made by this author, and the new factual data generated have a proved innovative potential to be used as a refreshing addition to the following lecture courses and educational seminars on a number of subjects including: Environmental monitoring; Environmental sciences ; Environmental studies ; Environmental chemistry ; Environmental toxicology ; Environmental ethics ; Environmental protection ; 5

Environmental conservation ; Environmental policy ; Environmental management ; Environmental engineering ; Ecology ; Ecotoxicology; Aquatic science; Sustainability ; Biotechnology ; Limnology ; Zoology ; Pollution ; Water quality ; Biosphere ; Aquatic bioresources ; Biodiversity conservation ; Conservation biology ; Biochemical ecology ; Chemical ecology ; Ecological chemistry ; Bioassay ; Assessment of environmental hazards ; Man-made effects ; Anthropogenic impact ; Natural resources ; Eco-ethics ; Nanomaterials ; Nanoscience ; Biogeochemistry ; Geochemistry ; Phytotechnology ; Phytoremediation ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Biological oceanography ; Water resources ; Water pollution ; Organic pollutants ; Soil, water and air pollution ; Inorganic pollutants ; Applied ecology ; Xenobiology ; Xenobiotics ; Invertebrates ; Freshwater biology ; Marine biology ; Plant-animal interactions ; Conservation of nature ; Hydrobiology ; 6

Aquatic ecology ; Biotesting ; Phytotest ; Plant biology ; Biotransformation ; Global change ; Interations among organisms ; Toxicology of environment ; Protected areas ; Some of Dr. S. Ostroumovs scientific results were used in lectures delivered to university students in the U.S.A., Germany, Netherlands, and other countries. More detail on how Dr. S. Ostroumovs publications are being used to modernize education: http://www.scribd.com/doc/53784108/Modernizing-education-Ostroumov; http://b23.ru/nlov; ** KEY WORDS IN several LANGUAGES: biomachinery, self-purification, biogeochemistry, pellets, new, chemical elements, fluxes, methodology, bivalves, mollusks, molluscs, detergents, surfactants, inhibit, ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, water, quality, sustainability; aquatic, ecosystems, freshwater, marine, resources, ecosafety, environmental safety, biodiversity, protection, conservation, services, hydrosphere, pollution, control, carbon, climate, change, global, warming, prevention, environment, protection, , , , , , , , , , , ; , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ; Biogeochemie, neue, chemische Elemente, Flussmittel, Methodik, Muscheln, Weichtieren, Waschmittel, hemmen, kotoxikologie, Umwelt-Chemie, Wasser, Nachhaltigkeit, aquatische, kosysteme, Swasser-, Meeres-, Ressourcen, ecosafety, Biodiversitt, Schutz, Erhaltung, Dienstleistungen, Hydrosphre, Umweltverschmutzung, Steuer-, Kohlenstoff, Stickstoff, globale, Erwrmung, Prvention, Umwelt-, Schutz-, ecosafety ; ; biogeoqumica, pellets, nuevos, elementos qumicos, los flujos, la metodologa, los bivalvos, moluscos, detergentes, surfactantes, inhibir, ecotoxicologa, qumica, ambiental, el agua, la sostenibilidad, acuticos, los ecosistemas, de, agua dulce, marinos, recursos, seguridad ambiental, la biodiversidad, la proteccin, conservacin , los servicios, la hidrosfera, la contaminacin, control, carbono, el cambio, el calentamiento global, la prevencin, medio ambiente, proteccin, biogochimie, des pastilles, de nouvelles, les lments chimiques, des flux, la mthodologie, les bivalves, les mollusques, les dtergents, tensioactifs, inhiber, l'cotoxicologie, la 7

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