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Hydrobiological Journal
SJR: 0.227 SNIP: 0.575 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v48.i1.70
pages 54-60

Microbial Processes of the Organic Matters Destruction in the Bottom Sediments of the Technogeneous Water Bodies

A. N. Dzyuban
Institute of Biology of Inland Waters, Russian Academy of Sciences, Borok, Russia


Peculiarities of the organic matters destruction in bottom sediments of the technogeneous water bodies have been outlined. Decomposition of organic matters was shown to occur mainly anaerobically, at this role of methanogenesis and sulfate reduction was also notable.