Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Eco-Hydro 2010. 4th International Scientific Conference to commemorate Professor G.G. Winberg, St. Petersburg, Russia, 11-15 October 2010.

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The twelve papers in this issue brings together some of the highlights of the 4th International Scientific Conference to commemorate Professor G.G. Winberg entitled 'Modern Problems of Aquatic Ecology'. The aim of the conference was to discuss fundamental ideas in aquatic ecology that have evolved from the basic biological knowledge developed by Winberg and his contemporaries. The papers illustrated the conference's following themes: (1) Matter cycling and energy flows in aquatic ecosystems; (2) Ecological physiology of aquatic organism; (3) Structure and functioning of aquatic ecosystems in changing environment; (4)Populations, communities of aquatic organisms and food webs; (5) Environmental state and health of aquatic ecosystems; and (6) Significance of invasive species in aquatic ecosystems.