Book ID: 73111
Volume 040: Cremer, Holger: The Diatom Flora of the Laptev Sea (Arctic Ocean). 1998. 40 plates. 170 p. gr8vo.
Detailed taxonomical description of the diatom flora of the LaptevSea, which is one of the most important epicontinental seas of the Arctic, marked by large freshwater inputs. A total of 344 taxa(56 genera) was identified. Approximately 60 % of the diatoms foundin the Laptev Sea are freshwater species which originally occur inlakes and rivers of the Siberian hinterland. The diatoms are transportedinto the Laptev Sea by five large streams.