Contemporary Problems of Ecology

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Analysis of the effects of climate-dependent factors on the formation of zooplankton communities that inhabit arctic lakes in the Anabar River Basin

  • L. A. Frolova
  • L. B. Nazarova
  • L. A. Pestryakova
  • U. Herzschuh


The major structural characteristics of zooplankton communities that inhabit 35 Arctic lakes in the catchment basin of the Anabar River (Yakutia) have been analyzed. The ecological state of the lakes has been evaluated. The structure-forming abiotic factors that have the greatest influence on the formation of zooplankton communities have been revealed using the indirect ordination method.


zooplankton Arctic lakes indirect ordination method canonical concordance analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Frolova
    • 1
  • L. B. Nazarova
    • 2
  • L. A. Pestryakova
    • 3
  • U. Herzschuh
    • 2
  1. 1.Kazan (Volga Region) Federal UniversityKazanRussia
  2. 2.Vegener Institute of Polar and Marine ResearchPotsdamGermany
  3. 3.North-Eastern Federal UniversityYakutskRussia

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