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Biodiversity and Evolution of Glacial Water
Ecosystems in the Rila Mountains

Edited by V.G. Golemansky & W.T. Naidenov
December 2000
Academic Publishing House
ISBN: 954-90623-1-7
167 pages, illustrated
$63.00 paper original

18 papers in English with supplemental Russian abstracts. Contents include: Preface - A brief geographical characterization of the Rila Mountains. Testate amoebae (Protozoa: Testacea) of the glacial lakes in the Rila National Park (Southwestern Bulgaria). Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera from glacial waters in the Rila Mountains. Quantitative structure and distribution of Black-flies (Diptera: Simulidae) from high mountain streams of glacial origin in the Rila Mountains. Chemical composition and its vertical distribution in seven glacial high altitude lakes in the Rila Mountains. Quantitative developments and vertical distribution of plankton in Sedemte Rilski Ezera Lakes.


Biology; Ecology