Inhibition of mussel suspension feeding by surfactants of three classes

Inhibition of mussel suspension feeding by surfactants of three classes.

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Hydrobiologia, 2006, Volume: 556, Pages: 381-386.

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In 2006, an important series of experiments on ecotoxicology of detergents was published in the journal HYDROBIOLOGIA, (2006, Volume: 556, Pages: 381-386) by an international team of researchers. This was the first paper that reported the experiments that showed that all three main kinds of synthetic surfactants (detergent chemicals) slow down the filtration of water by key marine organisms, filter-feeders, bivalves, namely, the marine mussels of the Atlantic Ocean (Mytilus edulis). http://www.scribd.com/doc/45958156

 

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Authors:
Sergei A. Ostroumov, John Widdows,
Authors affiliation:
Moscow State University, Plymouth Marine Laboratory,
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marine mussels, Mytilus edulis, surfactants, detergents, toxicology, protection of environment, water quality, pollution, marine, aquatic, new, water, filtration,

The Effect of Synthetic Surfactants on the Hydrobiological Mechanisms of Water Self-Purification

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The Effect of Synthetic Surfactants on the Hydrobiological Mechanisms of Water Self-Purification ;

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Journal: Water Resources , Volume 31, Issue 5 , pp. 502-510 ;

Author: S. A. Ostroumov

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The Effect of Synthetic Surfactants on the Hydrobiological Mechanisms of Water Self-Purification

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Key words:

water quality, filter-feeders, water, self-purification, bivalves, ecotoxicology, aquatic, ecosystems, ecotoxicants, pollutants, surfactants, detergents, new, discovery, hazards, protection of environment, ecology, environmental, toxicology,  Mytilus edulis, Mytilus gallprovincialis, Mytilus, Unio, phytoplankton, water filtration, marine, freshwater, mussels, oysters, suspension feeders, inhibition, bivalves, mollusks, toxicity, bioassay,

Pellets of some mollusks in the biogeochemical flows of C, N, P, Si, and Al

07.01.2015. Pellets of some mollusks in the biogeochemical flows of C, N, P, Si, and Al. – Doklady Biological Sciences, 2001. Vol. 379, P. 378-381. DOI 10.1023/A:1011620817764;

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Pellets of some mollusks in the biogeochemical flows of C, N, P, Si, and Al. – Doklady Biological Sciences, 2001. Vol. 379, P. 378-381.

ISSN: 0012-4966 (Print) 1608-3105 (Online) Distributed by Springer,  [email protected] [co-authors: S.A.Ostroumov, Kolesnikov M.P.].

Translated from the original Russian edition: Доклады академии наук [DAN ] 2001.  Том (Vol.) 379.  No. 3.  Стр. (P.) 426-429.

Pellets of some mollusks in the biogeochemical flows of C, N, P, Si, and Al. – Doklady Biological Sciences, 2001. Vol. 379, P. 378-381.

DOI 10.1023/A:1011620817764;

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Pellets of some mollusks in the biogeochemical flows of C, N, P, Si, and Al. – Doklady Biological Sciences, 2001. Vol. 379, P. 378-381. (Translated from: DAN 2001. Vol. 379.  No. 3. P. 426-429). ISSN 0012-4966. Distributed by Springer,  [email protected] [co-authors: S.A.Ostroumov, Kolesnikov M.P.].

 

Until now the role of mollusks as links between ecological and geochemical processes was underestimated. The paper discovered the role of mollusks as key biomachines that drive massive flows of chemical elements including C, N, P, Si, Al in the biosphere, and hazards from pollutants as inhibitors of these flows. New data on coupling of geochemical and ecological (hydrobiological) processes. The role of freshwater mollusks, pond snails (Lymnaea stagnalis) in the flows of chemical elements in the biosphere was studied by detecting the elemental composition and amount of pellets produced by the mollusks.

For the first time, the following was quantitatively studied:

(1) the elemental composition (C, N, P, Si, Al) of the pellets formed by mollusks Lymnaea stagnalis feeding on the green leaves of the higher plants Nuphar lutea and Taraxacum officinale;

 

(2) the amount (wet weight, dry weight) of pellets formed by L. stagnalis feeding on the leaves of N. lutea and T. officinale;

(3) the transfer of matter and chemical elements (C, N, P, Si, Al)  with pellets of freshwater bivalves (unionids Unio sp., etc.) per unit biomass of mollusks and per unit area of the ecosystem of the river;

 

(4) the transfer of matter and chemical elements (C, N, P, Si, Al) with the pellets of L. stagnalis per unit biomass of mollusks and per unit area of the ecosystem of the pond.

Synthetic surfactants tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide (ТDТМА) 2 mg/l, sodium dodecylsulfate (SDS) 1-2 mg/l, and  the laundry detergent (one of common detergents, Tide-Lemon) 75 mg/l inhibited the trophic activity (feeding rate) of the snails (L. stagnalis). Percents of food assimilability of taxons of invertebrates, from Rotatoria (48-80) to Diptera (1-31)].

DOI 10.1023/A:1011620817764;   http://sites.google.com/site/2001dbs379p378pellets/; http://www.scribd.com/doc/45911730;

PMID: 12918380 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE];

 Tags: C, N, P, Si, Al, carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, freshwater mollusks, pond snails, Lymnaea stagnalis, pellets, higher plants, Nuphar lutea, feeding rate, tetradecyltrimethylammonium,  dodecyl sulfate, SDS, laundry detergent, trophic activity, aquatic, environmental, toxicology, ecotoxicology, ecology, freshwater, water quality, pollution, hazards, unionids, bivalves, Unio,

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Innovative pape on how aquatic molluscs function as part of biomachinery and mechanism to transfer chemical elements through aquatic ecosystem. The first paper in which the quantitative measurements were reported on how much of the chemical elements are being transferred through ecosystem in the form of pellets.

 

** First measurements, first publication: New quantitative data on how aquatic mollusks drive fluxes of the chemical elements.

 

** Ostroumov S. A., M. P. Kolesnikov. Pellets of Some Mollusks in the Biogeochemical Flows of C, N, P, Si, and Al. – Doklady Biological Sciences, 2001, v.379, p.378-381. www.scribd.com/doc/49065604; http://www.scribd.com/doc/45911730;

PMID: 12918380; www.scribd.com/doc/49065604; http://www.scribd.com/doc/45911730;

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** Review published of the article: Effect of a Cationic Amphiphilic Compound on Rotifers http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2013/04/review-published-of-article-effect-of.html

 

** Priority No.1 requirement in protecting water quality, water safety, sustainability; environmental safety of water supply. Innovative approach. http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2013/01/priority-no1-requirement-in-protecting.html

 

** Clear Water Fundamentals: theory, practical recommendations, water self-purification. Basics of the molecular-ecological mechanism of water quality formation and water self-purification.  http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/09/fundamentals-theory-water-self.html

 

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International citation of research (Ecology, Environmental Sciences) conducted at Moscow State University, examples

International citation of  research (Ecology, Environmental Sciences) conducted at Moscow State University, examples.

http://sergostroumov.scienceblog.com/2012/05/16/100/ ‎

The achievement that was cited:

The ecological theory of how aquatic ecosystem and the biological community function toward improving water quality (both in freshwater and in seawater) was formulated in the well-cited paper of a scientist of Moscow University. This theory, inter alia,  discovered and analyzed – to a better degree than it was done before – the multi-aspect role of aquatic organisms that are filter-feeders. This achievement was used by the authors of the new paper co-authored by scientists of Poland, China, Korea. They used the theory to better analyze their new data on marine bivalve mollusk, marine mussels Mytilus.

Citation of a paper authored by a scientist (M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University) in the article (Poland, China, Korea):

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**Ecological Engineering, In Press, doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2011.10.017 ;

Testing the usability of sea mussel (Mytilus sp.) for the improvement of seawater quality—An experimental study.

 

Renata Brzozowska a, Zhenghong Sui b, Kyoung Ho Kang c,

Affiliation:

[a Department of Environment Protection Engineering, Warmia and Mazury University in Olsztyn, Prawochenskiego St. 1, 10-957 Olsztyn, Poland; b Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, People’s Republic of China; c Division of Marine Technology, Chonnam National University, Dundeok-dong, San 96-1, Yeosu-city, 550-749 Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea; Abstract:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857411003387

From the text: … Filtering processes create a possibility of removing chemical compounds, such as organic compounds, heavy metals and nutrients, from water ( [Todd and Josephson, 1996] , [Ostroumov, 2005] , [Zhou et al., 2006] and [Elliott et al.,2008] ). …].

The publication which was cited:

Ostroumov S. A. On the Multifunctional Role of the Biota in the Self-Purification of Aquatic Ecosystems . – Russian Journal of Ecology, 2005. Vol. 36, No. 6, P. 414-420. http://www.scribd.com/doc/45572968;

http://www.scribd.com/doc/49131150;

[on the journal: http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/ecology/journal/11184];

 

Other examples of citation of scientific research that was conducted at Moscow University by this scientist are given below.

** Scholars of these over 300 institutions (worldwide) have cited the publications (biology, ecology, environment) authored by this researcher: http://www.scribd.com/doc/60225505;

**Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Biology, updated; Citation of the works in the U.S.A. http://www.scribd.com/doc/79577206

**World-wide citing: www.scribd.com/doc/54504932;

**In Russian: http://www.scribd.com/doc/80564027/;

** Citation. The book ‘Biological Effects of Surfactants’ was cited by scientists of Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, United Kingdom, Poland and other countries: www.scribd.com/doc/82403759/;

**Pictures of those who cited the publications authored and co-authored by this scientist – the authors and journals: http://www.scribd.com/doc/85161809/;

** List of many of the papers that cited:

https://sites.google.com/site/ostroumovsergei/publications-that-cited-saostroumov

KEY WORDS:

Citation, Ecology, S.A.Ostroumov, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Ecological Engineering, Department of Environment Protection Engineering, Warmia and Mazury University, Olsztyn, Poland, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, People’s Republic of China; Division of Marine Technology, Chonnam National University, Dundeok-dong, Yeosu-city, Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea; sea mussel, Mytilus, seawater quality,

 

 

New conceptualization and terminology in science of ecology: Biomachinery (author of the term: a scientist at M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University)

New terminology in science: Biomachinery (the author is a scientist at M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University)

Новый термин. В научную терминологию введен новый термин: Biomachinery (автор термина: научный сотрудник МГУ им. М.В.Ломоносова)

How the term ‘biomachinery’ was introduced to environmental and biological science:

The story started in 1998.

In 1998, Dr. S.A. Ostroumov initiated and later chaired the session “Ecosystems as Hi-Tech Water Purification Biomachinery” at the ASLO Meeting Limnology and Oceanography: Navigating into the Next Century. February 1-5, 1999, Santa Fe, New Mexico, the U.S.A.; it is the first time that he introduced the scientific term ‘biomachinery’.  Publication: See the abstract: Ostroumov S.A. Integrity-oriented approach to ecological biomachinery for self-purification and bioremediation in aquatic ecosystems. – Limnology and Oceanography: Navigating into the Next Century. February 1-5, 1999, Santa Fe, New Mexico. ASLO (American Society of Limnology and Oceanography), Waco, TX. 1999. P. 134;

The term is clear in its 2-part structure and almost self-explanatory. It conveys the idea of a mix of two things in mechanisms of functioning of ecological systems: one thing is individual biological organisms, and the second thing is their complex self-organization into a well-structured and efficient system so that  the entire system functions as a hi-tech machine.

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The examples of the author’s publications where the term ‘biomachinery’ was used and discussed in a number of publications authored by S.A.Ostroumov – the list of the publications is presented below.

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http://www.scribd.com/doc/82868065/Bio-Machinery-for-Maintaining-Water-Quality-and-Natural-Water-Self-purification-in-Marine-and-

 

S.A. Ostroumov. Biomachinery for maintaining water quality and natural water self-purification in marine and estuarine systems: elements of a qualitative theory. – International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography, ISSN 0973-2667, Vol.1, No.1 (2006), pp. 111-118 © Research India Publications; http://www.ripublication.com/ijoo.htm;

[Laboratory of Physico-Chemistry of Biomembranes, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University, Vorob’evy Gory, Moscow, 119991, Russia]

Abstract: Fundamental elements are formulated for a qualitative theory of the multi-functional (polyfunctional) role of the biota in maintaining self-purification and water quality in aquatic ecosystems. The elements of the theory covers the following: (1) sources of energy for the mechanisms of self-purification; (2) the main functional blocks of the system of self-purification; (3) the list of the main processes that are involved; (4) analysis of the degree of participation of the main large taxons; (5) degree of reliability and the main mechanisms providing the reliability; (6)regulation of the processes; (7) the response of the system towards the external influences(man-made impacts); (8) the analogy between ecosystems and a bioreactor; and (9)conclusions relevant to the practice of biodiversity conservation. In support of the theory, results are given of the author’s experiments which demonstrated the ability of some pollutants (surfactants, detergents, and some others) to inhibit the water filtration activity of marine filter-feeders (namely, the bivalve mollusks  mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis, Mytilus edulis, and oysters Crassostrea gigas). Key words: Ecosystems, pollution, water quality, water self-purification, filter-feeders. Abbreviations: LD – liquid detergent; SD- synthetic detergent; SDS – sodiumdodecylsulphate; TDTMA – tetradecyltrimethyl ammonium bromide;

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http://www.scribd.com/doc/61779321/8-Legendary-discoveries-biomachinery; New Discovery: BIOMACHINERY.

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http://www.citeulike.org/user/ATP/article/9925779

 

Ostroumov S.A. Filter-feeders as part of ecological biomachinery to purify water // Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 2005. Vol. 29/2 (Stuttgart,E.Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung), p.1072-1075; Fundamental key innovation. The author introduced a new fundamental concept in the science of hydrobiology and aquatic ecology: biomachinery of water self-purification. The aquatic invertebrates that are filter-feeders constitute a vital part of the complex of aquatic organisms which are involved in the biomachinery of improving water quality. http://www.schweizerbart.de/pubs/books/es/verhandlun-167002902-desc.html; http://www.borntraeger-cramer.de/publications/detail/isbn/9783510540662/XXIX-Congress-Lahti-Finland-8—14-August-2004; http://www.springerlink.com/index/R9PTJEQ5FK8VLA6M.pdf ; http://blog.researchgate.net/masterblog/619_Vital_role_of_aquatic_organisms_in_improving_water_quality.

How the term ‘biomachinery’ was introduced to science: it happened in 1999. See the abstract: Ostroumov S.A. Integrity-oriented approach to ecological biomachinery for self-purification and bioremediation in aquatic ecosystems. – Limnology and Oceanography: Navigating into the Next Century. February 1-5, 1999, Santa Fe, New Mexico. ASLO, Waco, TX. 1999. P. 134; Dr. S.A. Ostroumov initiated and chaired the session “Ecosystems as Hi-Tech Water Purification Biomachinery” at the ASLO Meeting Limnology and Oceanography: Navigating into the Next Century. February 1-5, 1999, Santa Fe, New Mexico; it is the first time that he introduced the scientific term ‘biomachinery’.

http://www.citeulike.org/user/ATP/article/9925779

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Book: Ostroumov S.A. Aquatic organisms in water self-purification. Moscow. Max-Press, 2008, 200 p. (the Russian version of the title: Гидробионты в самоочищении вод). Chapter 1 was written in English. On page 4, the title of Chapter 1 is: “Theory of biocontrol of water quality and biomachinery of self-purification”.

The book got excellent evaluations in the published reviews:

http://sites.google.com/site/ostroumovsa/—/———–2008—–2009;

http://www.scribd.com/doc/74988105/

The list of the reviews:

Зимнюков В.А. Рецензия на книгу Остроумова С.А. «Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов» // Водное  хозяйство России: проблемы, технологии, управление.  2009. № 1. С. 103-106. ISSN 1999-4508. http://elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=12957127     ( = Zimnyukov V.A. Review of the book: S.A. Ostroumov. Gidrobionty v samoochischenii vod i biogennoy migratsii elementov // Water Sector of Russia: Problems, Technologies, Management (=Vodnoe  Khozyaystvo Rossii. 2009. № 1. p.103-106).

Капица А.П. Kapitsa A.P.  (член-корр. РАН) Review of the book:  S.A. Ostroumov. Aquatic organisms in water self-purification and biogenic migration of elements. Moscow. MAX Press. 2008. 200 p. – Ecologica, 2009. V.16 (53). P.8. на английском языке.

Розенберг Г.С. (чл.-корр. РАН, директор Института экологии Волжского бассейна РАН) Рецензия на кн.: С. А. Остроумов. Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов //  Биология моря.  2009. том 35, No. 3, С. 237-238. [ = Rozenberg G.S. Book Review: S. A. Ostroumov. Gidrobionty v samoochishchenii vod i biogennoj migracii elementov //  Biologiya morya (Russian Journal of Marine Biology).  2009. Vol. 35 (3). P. 237-238].

Ермаков В.В. (профессор, Заслуженный деятель науки РФ, зав. лабораторией Института РАН) О книге С.А.Остроумова «Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов» // Вода: химия и экология. 2009. №8. с.25-29. Библиогр. 26 назв. Аннотация: Представлена новая теория биомеханизмов самоочищения воды, изложенная в книге доктора биологических наук С.А.Остроумова «Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов». Гидробионты (водные организмы) активно участвуют в процессах, ведущих к очищению воды. В них участвуют почти все группы живых организмов, что анализируется в статье с различных сторон. При разработке теории были использованы результаты опытов автора, изучавшего воздействие поллютантов на живые организмы. Изложенная теория служит инновационной основой для создания новых экотехнологий очищения воды и повышения ее качества с использованием водных организмов.

Подробнее об авторе книги: http://www.famous-scientists.ru/3732/;

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Элементы теории биоконтроля качества воды: фактор экологической безопасности источников водоснабжения (=Elements of the theory of biocontrol of water quality: a factor in the ecological safety of the sources of water = Elements of the theory of biocontrol of water quality: the factor in the ecological safety of the sources of water]) //  Химическая и биологическая безопасность (= Chemical and Biological Safety). 2008. No. 5-6. с.36-39. Библиогр. 22 назв. [http://www.cbsafety.ru/rus/saf_41_3.asp; http://scipeople.com/publication/67386/] (D:\_     готовить в печать\Химическая и биологическая безопасность\о моей книгеГидроб2008\_В хим био безоп4 о книгеГидробионты2008с путем.doc). Представлена новая теория биомеханизмов самоочищения воды, изложенная в книге автора «Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов» (М.: МАКС Пресс, 2008,  200 с.). Гидробионты активно участвуют в процессах, ведущих к очищению воды. В них участвуют почти все группы живых организмов, что анализируется в статье с различных сторон. При разработке теории были использованы результаты опытов автора, изучавшего воздействие поллютантов на живые организмы. Изложенная теория служит инновационной основой для создания новых экотехнологий очищения воды и повышения ее качества с использованием водных организмов. Представлены и обоснованы новые основные концепции, в том числе понятия и термины: biomachinery, экзометаболизм, экологические хеморегуляторы, экологические хемомедиаторы, макросимбиотические системы и другие. Новые  результаты автора по выявлению свойства синтетических поверхностно-активных веществ (ПАВ) подавлять фильтрацию воды двустворчатыми моллюсками были признаны научным открытием и отмечены Дипломом за научное открытие № 274. Теория вносит вклад в научные основы укрепления экологической безопасности водных экосистем (водоемов и водотоков), которые служат источниками водоснабжения.

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As it was mentioned above, the term ‘biomachinery’ was a part of the name for a scientific session that was initiated, organized, and chaired by Dr. S.Ostroumov in 1999 in the U.S.A. It was mentioned in Internet and immediately attracted attention. Many people liked it. Now this word became a new part of English language. Now this word is in use.

Addition

About this author, in Russian: http://famous-scientists.ru/3732/

 

Interesting posts on innovations in environmental science:
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/normal-0-false-false-false-ru-x-none-x_03.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/04/environmental-science-key-bibliography.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/websites-on-scientific-activities-of.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/blog-post.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/discovery-of-inhibitory-analysis-in.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/aquatic-macrophyte-ceratophyllum.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/04/well-cited-article-inhibitory-analysis.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/innovative-contribution-to-solution-to.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/new-scientific-terminology-integral.html;
http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/05/monetary-estimate-of-good-scientific.html;

A new way of mining gold from water? Environment, Nanomaterials, Water, Gold. Know-how using biological

Discovery of the key role of organisms that filter water and make it clear

Venus, or Aphrodite, goddess of love, Environment, Water and Ecology. Environmental role of synthetic surfactants

Will wars of future be related to modern science and theories of ecology? Key issues, water quality: scientific fundamentals, achievements, discoveries, bibliography

Discoveries, innovations in environmental sciences, ecology

New facts on hazardous biological and toxic effects of surfactants and detergents: paradigm shifted

ecological, discoveries, 2012, science, terminological,

KEY WORDS: biomachinery, new terminology, environmental sciences, biology,  Moscow State University, S.A.Ostroumov, новый термин, науки об окружающей среде, экология, МГУ

Will wars of future be related to modern science and theories of ecology? Key issues, water quality: scientific fundamentals, achievements, discoveries, bibliography


Will wars of future be related to modern science and theories of ecology?
Key issues, water quality: scientific fundamentals, achievements, discoveries, bibliography.
About 400 billion gallons water is used worldwide each day. The goal of this material is to consider some publications in ecology and environmental science that are focused on aquatic ecosystems and their role in maintaining high level of water quality [see sites 1 – 4]. In pristine aquatic bodies – both marine and freshwater ecosystems – why is water pure, transparent, clear, of high water quality?
Until recently, the scientific fundamentals of this issue have not been completely understood. They were not understood until the recent series of papers authored by a scientist of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow University (see [2, 4]).
In this series of articles, what are the main ACHIEVEMENTS? The key achievements are making a new conceptualization and formulating a multi-aspect theory of how aquatic ecosystems and their biological communities with organisms of many biological species work towards improving water quality. These became the key achievements that were presented in the author’s publications [1-4, and therein].
To facilitate the innovative analysis and formulating a new theory, the author proposed some new scientific terminology [3] .
What are the relevant DISCOVERIES? They are some individual steps towards building this new conceptualization. They are 18 steps (discoveries) that were listed and described in [1].
Many experts think that the wars of future will perhaps be wars for water – in more precise terms, the wars for clear waters, for waters of good water quality. The theory mentioned above is perhaps an encouraging victory in another war – the eternal war of knowledge against ignorance.

 

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Bibliography and Key sites:
1. http://www.scribd.com/doc/83168032/INNOVATIONS-DISCOVERIES-in-ecology-environmental-sciences-biology-18-Items-w-shrt-List-in-English-List-of-Sites-in-Other-Languages;
2. http://www.scribd.com/doc/82780861/Key-References-more-than-50-with-annotations-on-what-is-new-with-sites-of-free-texts-In-English-Dr-S-A-Ostroumov-Ecology-Environment-Water;
3. http://www.scribd.com/doc/82868065/BioMachinery-for-Maintaining-Water-Quality-and-Natural-Water-Self-purification-in-Marine-and-Estuarine-Systems-elements-of-a-qualitative-theory;
4. http://www.scribd.com/doc/79546542/Bibliography-in-English-Environmental-Science-Ecology-Biology-List-with-annotations-http-www-scribd-com-doc-79546542;

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Key words:
Ecology, improving, water quality, fundamentals, achievements, discoveries, bibliography, environmental sciences, purification, self-purification, ecosystem health, ecosystem services, freshwater, marine, aquatic, resources, streams, water bodies, pollution control,