Book ID: 107253
Diatom taxonomy and ecology. From France to the sub - Antarctic islands. Celebrating the work of Prof. Dr. René Cohu on the occasion of his 80th birthday. 2017. (Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft 146). 1210 figs. 24 tabs. 325 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This volume features twenty contributions by more than 40 authors, representing the entire range of Prof. Le Cohus work and interests. Topics of the contributions range from purely taxonomic papers to articles dealing with diatom biodiversity, ecology, paleoecology and biogeography. The papers apply both traditional and novel techniques. They describe more than 20 new species (high quality SEM images) and three new genera and several taxa are revised. Geographically, the contributions to this volume span a a wide region, from the part of France, where René le Cohu started his research, to the sub-Antarctic Kerguelen Islands from where he has described a great number of species.