, Volume 318, Issue 3, pp 207–218 | Cite as

Limnological survey of Lake Amvrakia, western Greece

  • D. B. Danielidis
  • M. Spartinou
  • A. Economou-Amilli


Limnological characteristics of lake Amvrakia, a deep warm monomictic and sulphate lake in western Greece, are presented. A set of physical and chemical variables were monitored for one year cycle (October 1988–September 1989). Phytoplankton community structure and biomass are given for the entire depth of the water column. The trophic status of the lake is compared to that of other temperate and tropical lakes.

Key words

warm sulphate lakes physical limnology phytoplankton Greece 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. B. Danielidis
    • 1
  • M. Spartinou
    • 1
  • A. Economou-Amilli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology, Section of Ecology & SystematicsUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

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