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Hydrobiological Journal

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

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v43.i1.10
pages 3-18

Classification of Water Bodies of Urban Territories in terms of Phytoplankton Diversity

V. I. Shcherbak
Institute of Hydrobiology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine
N. Ye. Semenyuk
Institute of Hydrobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev


Water bodies differing in their origin were classified in terms of phytoplankton diversity. The following indices were taken into account: phytoplankton species and taxonomic (at the level of orders and genera) diversity, the Sorensen coefficient of community, frequency of occurrence, and the Shannon index.