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The effect of synthetic anionic surface active substance (SAS) sodium dodecylsulfate (SDS, 4 mg/l) on the kinetics of water filtration by mussel Mytilus edulis was studied. A suspension of algae Isochrysis galbana was added to the vessel with the mussels, and their filtration activity was measured by counting the concentration of the algae cells in the experimental vessels. Algae concentration was measured every 30 min for an hour and a half. The inhibiting effect on the mollusk filtration rate (FR) was qualitatively described. After the first 30 min filtration at 4 mg/l initial SDS concentration, the cell density was 322% of the control. The inhibiting effect was observed later as well. Due to FR inhibition in the vessels with the above specified initial SDS concentration, the algae cell density was 6.4 and 14.7 times that of the control after 1 and 1.5 h, respectively. Thus, SAS SDS can decrease the natural capacity of aquatic ecosystems for self-purification and disturb other aspects of ecosystem functioning through inhibiting the filtration activity of mussels. The obtained data are discussed in the context of environment and hydrosphere protection from pollution.


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Biocontrol of water quality: Multifunctional role of biota in water self-purification

Biocontrol of water quality: Multifunctional role of biota in water self-purification

DOI 10.1134/S1070363210130086;;

Russian Journal of General Chemistry;2010, Volume 80, Issue 13, pp. 2754-2761; Biocontrol of water quality: Multifunctional role of biota in water self-purification.
S. A. Ostroumov, Moscow State University;

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Biocontrol of water quality: Multifunctional role of biota in water self-purification.


Review, opinion paper. The experimental data analysis, concepts, and generalizations in this article provide the fundamental elements of the qualitative theory of biocontrol  (biological control, biological regulation, role of biological community) of water quality in a systematized form. The theory covers water self-purification in freshwater and marine ecosystems. The theory is supported by the results of the author’s experimental studies of the effects exerted by some chemical pollutants including synthetic surfactants, detergents, and other xenobiotics on aquatic organisms. The theory provides a basis for remediation of polluted aquatic ecosystems including purification of water bodies and streams, and briefly present the qualitative theory of the self-purification mechanism of aquatic ecosystems. This theory is useful to develop phytoremediation and other types of innovative  technologies to improve water quality.

Original Russian Text © S.A. Ostroumov, 2010, published in Ekologicheskaya Khimiya, 2010, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 197–204.

Sergei Andreevich Ostroumov, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Physico-Chemistry of Biomembranes, Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Scientific areas of focus: chemico-biological interactions, aquatic ecology, biochemical ecology.

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Some aspects of water filtering activity of filter-feeders.

Some aspects of water filtering activity of filter-feeders.
DOI 10.1007/s10750-004-1875-1;;
Article in: Hydrobiologia. 2005. Vol. 542, No. 1. P. 275 – 286.

Paper, water quality, aquatic ecosystem, freshwater, marine, filter-feeders, bivalves, rotifers, filtration rate, clearance rate, surfactants, detergents, ecological taxation, ecological repair, chemical pollution, pollutants, tetradecyltrymethylammonium bromide, heavy metalsAbstract, features.

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Ostroumov S.A. Some aspects of water filtering activity of filter-feeders. – Hydrobiologia. 2005. Vol. 542, No. 1. P. 275 – 286.


New concepts and terminology were introduced in the paper: ecological tax; ecological repair of water quality;

a review of the ecological role of filter-feeders, suspension feeders in water (both  freshwater and marine) ecosystems, a first paper to formulate a short  list of the most vital roles and functions as ecosystem engineers;

unique summary of quantitative data on filtration activity of invertebrates;

detailed, fresh-angle analysis of how filter-feeders contribute to water quality improvement and water self-purification;

a deeper understanding of ecosystem services as related to filter-feeders;

  • DOI: 10.1007/s10750-004-1875-1
  • Indexed: Web of Science. 
  •  New concepts and terminology were introduced in the paper: ecological tax; ecological repair of water quality. Opinion paper. Also, a review paper. 
  •  ISSN 0018-8158 (Print) 1573-5117 (Online).
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  • ABSTRACT. The article gave a fresh review and innovative analysis of the vital role of filter-feeders in functioning and maintenance of stability of aquatic ecosystems (both freshwater and marine ones). The paper includes the following tables which summarize many relevant facts and innovative ideas. 
  • Tables: Table 1. Examples of the impact of filter-feeders on the water column: clearance time. Table 2. Examples of diversity of taxa of benthic organisms involved in removing seston from water, and filtration rates. Table 3. Effect of the increase in concentration of algae on the filtration rate and the amount consumed by rotifers Brachionus calyciflorus. Table 4. The ratio F:P in some groups of organisms (examples of what the author named “ecological taxation”, the new concept and term coined by the author). Table 5. The ratio F: (P+R) in some filter feeders. Table 6. Results of the ecological tax: biosediment formation in 6 ecosystems. Table 7. Contribution of various aquatic organisms to oxidation of organic matter in the ecosystem of the Sea of Okhotsk. Table 8. Some chemicals that inhibit the filtering activity of the filter-feeders (new data of the author). Table 9. Some features of water-filtering biomachinery: 6 fundamental principles. Table 10. The level-block approach to the analysis of ecological hazards of anthropogenic effects on the biota (the new conceptualization proposed by the author). 
  • Some fundamental principles that characterize the pivotal roles of the biodiversity of filter-feeders in ecosystems. Among those roles are: (1) the role of ecological repair (a new concept and term proposed by the author) of water quality, (2) the role of contributing to reliability and stability of the functioning of the ecosystem, (3) the role of contributing to creation of habitat heterogeneity, (4) the role of contributing to acceleration of migration of chemical elements. It is an important feature of the biomachinery of filter-feeders that it removes from water various suspended particles of a very broad range of sizes. Another important principle is that the amount of the organic matter filtered out of water is larger than the amount assimilated so that a significant part of the removed material serves no useful function to the organism of the filter-feeder, but serves a beneficial function to some other species and to the ecosystem as a whole. The new experiments by the author additionally demonstrated a vulnerability of the filtration activity of filter feeders (e.g. bivalves and rotifers) to some chemical pollutants and xenobiotics (e.g., synthetic surfactants exemplified by tetradecyltrymethylammonium bromide, and also heavy metals and some others). The inhibition of the filtration activity of filter-feeders may lead to the situation previously described as that of an ecological hazard of the second type. 
  • KEY WORDSwater quality, aquatic, ecosystem, freshwater, marine, filter-feeders, bivalves, rotifers, filtration rate, clearance rate, surfactants, detergents, ecological taxation, ecological repair, chemical pollution, pollutants, tetradecyltrymethylammonium bromide, heavy metals, mussels, oysters, mollusks, suspension feeders, self-purification, environmental, toxicology, ecotoxicology, ecology
  • .Full name of the author: in English: Sergei Andreevich Ostroumov; Sergei A. Ostroumov; in Russian: Сергей Андреевич Остроумов; С.А.Остроумов;
  •  CITATION of this article:
  • Innovation in ecology (filter-feeders): cited in U.S.A., U.K., Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Kuwait.; A paper on aquatic ecology (innovative analysis of the roles of filter-feeders in ecosystems) was well-cited in international literature, including countries as diverse as U.S.A., Australia, Kuwait, U.K. and some others. Reference to the paper: Some aspects of water filtering activity of filter-feeders.- Hydrobiologia. 2005. Vol. 542, No. 1. P. 275 – 286; DOI: 10.1007/s10750-004-1875-1; DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-4111-X_26; 
  • Innovation in ecology (filter-feeders): cited in U.S.A., U.K., Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Kuwait;
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  • ITALY: Margherita Licciano, Antonio Terlizzi, Adriana Giangrande, Rosa Anna Cavallo, Loredana Stabili. Filter-feeder macroinvertebrates as key players in culturable bacteria biodiversity control: a case of study with Sabella spallanzanii (Polychaeta: Sabellidae).- Marine Environmental Research, 64, 4 (2007) 504. [1 Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali (DiSTeBA), Via Prov. Lecce- Monteroni, 73100-Lecce, Italy; 2 Istituto per l’Ambiente Marino Costiero – Sezione di Taranto – CNR, Via Roma 3, 74100-Taranto, Italy];
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  • UNITED KINGDOM, KUWAIT: Mesopot. J. Mar. Sci., 2010, 25 (1): 11 – 30. The effect of salinity and temperature on the uptake of cadmium and zinc by the common blue mussel, Mytilus edulis with some notes on their survival. M. Ali¹ and A. Taylor²*; ¹Aquaculture, Fisheries and Marine Environment Department, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, P.O. Box 1638, Salmiya 22017, Kuwait; ²Faculty of Biomedical & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom; *e-mail:;
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  • U.S.A. Citation in the text of Thesis written at Western Kentucky University, U.S.A.: A fragment of the text: Mussels assimilate only part of the organic matter they consume (Ostroumov, 2005). The consumed materials that aren’t assimilated, however, are not lost from the food web to respiration or burial. Instead, they are deposited on surface sediments in the form of feces or pseudofeces (Strayer et al., 1999). Thus, part of what mussels ingest is not of direct use to them but can reenter the ecosystem (Ostroumov, 2005). Both 5 suspension feeders and deposit feeders benefit from this cycling of matter (Howard & Cuffey, 2006). The excretory waste products of mussels, or “biodeposits”, are..

Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification

Article: Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification.

DOI 10.1023/A:1015559123646;;

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Ostroumov S.A. Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification. Hydrobiologia. 2002. vol. 469, pages 117-129.

Citation of this paper:; Cited the paper:  Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication,… Hydrobiologia.

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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,  phytoplankton, water filtration, marine, freshwater, mussels, oysters, suspension feeders,

algal blooms, aquatic ecosystems, eutrophication, filter-feeders, Inhibitory analysis,  new, self-purification, studying, top-down control,  Crassostrea gigas, Mytilus galloprovincialis, Mytilus edulis,  Unio tumidus, Unio pictorum,


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Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification. – Hydrobiologia. 2002. vol. 469, pages 117-129;


Top-down control is an important type of interspecies interactions in food webs. It is especially important for aquatic ecosystems. Phytoplankton grazers contribute to the top-down control of phytoplankton populations. The paper is focused on the role of benthic filter-feeders in the control of plankton populations as a result of water filtering and the removal of cells of plankton from the water column. New data on the inhibitory effects of surfactants and detergents on benthic filter-feeders (freshwater mussels Unio tumidus, U. pictorum, marine mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis, M. edulis, and oysters Crassostrea gigas) are presented and discussed. Importance and efficiency of that approach to the problems of eutrophication and water self-purification is pointed out. Chemical pollution may pose a threat to the natural top-down control of phytoplankton and water self-purification process. The latter is considered an important prerequisite for sustainable use of aquatic resources.


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New discovery: the heart and core of aquatic ecosystem health

New discovery: the heart and core of aquatic ecosystem health

This new discovery identified what is the essence, heart and core of aquatic ecosystem health. This is a key to water sustainability.

The concept of ecosystem health became popular. What is the core of  ecosystem health in case of aquatic ecosystems (reservoirs, rivers, lakes, seas, estuaries)?

To answer this question, there are a lot of factors to be given attention. One of these factors was  underestimated and almost ignored until now. However, this factor became more visible after the  works conducted at M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University.

This factor is the ability of a healthy ecosystem to improve and maintain water quality, in other words, to perform self-purification of water.

The main features of water self-purification were discovered, described and put into a system  in   a series of  publications of 1998 – 2010 [1-9].

In addition to above-mentioned English papers, the same author published some articles in Russian [10-15]:

Moreover,  the various aspects of self-purification were analyzed in the books of 2004 -2008 [16-18].

Additional discussion of these publications is given at sites  [19-21].

These publications developed a new theory of water self-purification.

In conclusion, the analysis of current literature demonstrated that the ecosystem health of aquatic  -freshwater, estuarine, marine – ecosystems  includes the ability of the biological community to purify water (to perform water self-purification). The modern theory of water self-purification was developed by the author in a series of papers and books, 1998 -2010.


1. Ostroumov S. A.  Biological filtering and ecological machinery for self-purification and bioremediation in aquatic ecosystems: towards a holistic view. // Rivista di Biologia / Biology Forum. 1998. 91: 247-258.

2. Ostroumov S. A.  The Concept of Aquatic Biota as a Labile and Vulnerable Component of the Water Self-Purification System. – Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 372, 2000 , pp. 286–289.;

3. Ostroumov S. A. An aquatic ecosystem: a large-scale diversified bioreactor with a water self-purification function. – Doklady Biological Sciences, 2000. Vol. 374, P. 514-516.;; the paper gave a new insight into the core functions and identity of ecosystem as a bioreactor to maintain water quality;

4. Ostroumov S.A.  Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification. – Hydrobiologia. 2002, vol. 469, p. 117-129;;

5. Ostroumov S.A. Polyfunctional role of biodiversity in processes leading to water purification: current conceptualizations and  concluding remarks. Hydrobiologia. 2002. V. 469 (1-3): 203-204.;

6. Ostroumov S.A. On the Biotic Self-purification of Aquatic Ecosystems: Elements of the Theory; Doklady Biological Sciences, 2004, v.396, No.1-6; pp.206-211.;

7. Ostroumov S. A.  Aquatic ecosystem as a  bioreactor: water purification and some  other functions.   –   Rivista di Biologia / Biology Forum, 2004, 97 (1): 67-78

8. Ostroumov S. A.  On some issues of maintaining water quality and self-purification.- Water Resources, 2005. Volume 32, Number 3, p. 305-313.

9. Ostroumov S. A. Biocontrol of Water Quality: Multifunctional Role of Biota in Water Self-Purification. – Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 2010, Vol. 80, No. 13, pp. 2754–2761. —;; DOI: 10.1134/S1070363210130086;

10. Остроумов С.А. Концепция водной биоты как лабильного и уязвимого звена системы самоочищения воды // Доклады  РАН (ДАН).  2000. Т.  372. № 2. С. 279-282.

11. Остроумов С.А. Водная  экосистема: крупноразмерный диверсифицированный биореактор с функцией самоочищения воды // ДАН, 2000, Т. 374,  №3. С.427-429.;

12. Остроумов С.А. О биотическом самоочищении водных экосистем. Элементы теории. // Доклады академии наук (ДАН), (2004), том 396. № 1, с. 136–141.;;

13. Остроумов С.А. Биологический механизм самоочищения в природных водоемах и водотоках: теория и практика //   Успехи современной биологии.   2004. Т.124. №5. С. 429-442.;

14. Остроумов С.А. О некоторых вопросах поддержания качества воды и ее самоочищения // Водные ресурсы. 2005. т. 32. № 3. С. 337-347.

15. Остроумов С.А. 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) //  Химическая и биологическая безопасность. 2008. № 5-6. с.36-39.

16. Ostroumov S.A.  Biotic Mechanism of Self-purification of Freshwater and Marine Water. (Ecological Studies, Hazards, Solutions, vol. 9) Мoscow: МAX Press. 2004.  96 p., Bibliogr. 59-85. Abstract in English. Section in English: p.53-58;  ISBN 5-317-01120-5.;; In Russian:

Остроумов С.А. Биотический механизм самоочищения пресных и морских вод. Элементы теории и приложения = Biotic mechanism of self-purification of freshwater and marine water.; М.: МАКС Пресс. 2004.  96 с. Библиогр.: c. 59-85. ISBN 5-317-01120-5.

17. Ostroumov S.A.  Pollution, Self-purification and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems. Мoscow: МAX Press.  2005.  100 p.  Bibliogr.: 63-89. Glossary. Extended English abstract (p. 57-62), ISBN 5-317-01213-9. In Russian:

Загрязнение, самоочищение и восстановление водных экосистем = Pollution, self-purification and restoration of aquatic ecosystems. М.: МАКС Пресс. 2005.  100 с.,  Библиогр.: с.63-89. ISBN 5-317-01213-9.

18. Ostroumov S.A.  Aquatic organisms in water self-purification and biogenic migration of elements. Moscow. MAX Press. 2008. 200 p.  ISBN 978-5-317-02625-7. In Russian:

Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов. М. МАКС-Пресс. 2008. 200 с. Предисловие члена-корр. РАН В.В. Малахова. Библиогр.: с.155-191. (Серия: Наука. Образование. Инновации. Выпуск 9). ISBN 978-5-317-02625-7.

Some relevant sites:

19 Making water sustainable:;

20 Aquatic ecosystems…;

21 Water quality…



About the author (Dr. S.A.O., Fulbright Award winner):


Citation of this author:


Key words:

reservoirs, rivers, lakes, seas, estuaries, Biotic Mechanism, Self-purification, Freshwater, Marine Water, Aquatic organisms, water, Pollution, Restoration, Aquatic Ecosystems,


Self-organization in hydrosphere: Aquatic ecosystems maintain water quality as a result of activity of biological community. New achievements in environmental science.

Self-organization in hydrosphere is very important. Recent research discovered that  aquatic ecosystems maintain water quality as a result of activity of biological community. This takes place both in marine and freshwater aquatic bodies. This is another new achievement in environmental science. The research was conducted at M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University.  More data and relevant bibliography are at the site:;
Основная библиография в форме легкочитаемой таблицы с комментариями и сайтами. Основные статьи, публикации по экологии, окружающей среде. Примеры работ, выполненных в Московском государственном университете им. М.В.Ломоносова. С аннотациями.

Многие из этих работ – статьи о водных экосистемах. Исследования показали роль водных организмов в самоочищении воды. В результате водные экосистемы способны поддерживать чистоту воды. Это имеет место и в пресноводных, и морских водоемах.

Key words in some languages are below.

Ключевые слова на нескольких языках:

Поллютанты, вещества, поллютанты, синтетические, поверхностно-активные, вещества, ПАВ, детергенты, синтетические моющие средства, фитопланктон, микроводоросли, диатомовые, неионный, моющие, средства, детергенты, фильтрационная, активность, морские, двустворчатые, моллюски, устрицы, мидии, фитопланктон, водоросли, трофические связи, биогены, токсикология, окружающей, среды, экотоксикология, водные, экосистемы, функционирование, экосистем, водная, биота, гидробионты,  гидробиология, экология, охрана природы, гидробионты, науки,  окружающая среда, гидробиологические, экологические, дисциплины, образование, обучение, экобезопасность, устойчивое развитие, загрязнение, самоочищение, водные, экосистемы, морские, пресноводные, восстановление, поллютанты, поверхностно-активные вещества, ПАВ, детергенты, гидросфера, биосфера, сохранение биоразнообразия, поллютанты , качество воды, фиторемедиация, водные, высшие растения , макрофиты , фитотехнология, биотестирование, оценка экологической опасности, биогеохимия, очищение воды, охрана природы,

Ключевые слова – Азербайджанский язык:

Çirkləndiricilər, maddələrin, çirkləndirici, sintetik səthi aktiv, maddələrin, səthi, yuyucu maddələr, sintetik yuyucu maddələr, fitoplankton, macroalgae, diatoms, nonionic, deterjan, alətlər, yuyucu maddələr, filtrasiya, fəaliyyəti, dəniz, bivalve, clams, oysters, mussels, fitoplankton, yosun və trophic münasibətlər, qida maddələri, toksikoloji, ətraf mühit, ətraf mühit, ecotoxicology, su, ekosistemlərin, fəaliyyət ekosistemlərə, su, biota, su həyatı, hydrobiology, ekologiya, ətraf mühit, su həyat, elm, ətraf mühit, hidro-bioloji, ekoloji, nizam-intizam təhsil, təlim, ekoloji təhlükəsizlik, davamlı inkişaf, çirklənmə, özünü təmizləmə, su, ekosistemlərin, dəniz, şirin, bərpası, çirkləndirici, səthi-aktiv agentlər, səthi, yuyucu maddələr, hydrosphere, biosfer, biomüxtəlifliyin qorunması, çirkləndirici maddələrin, suyun keyfiyyəti, phytoremediation, su , ali bitkilər, macrophytes, phytotechnologies, bioloji test, ekoloji risklərin qiymətləndirilməsi, biogeochemistry, suyun təmizlənməsi, saxlanması,

Армянский язык:

Աղտոտող նյութերի, նյութերի, աղտոտիչները, սինթետիկ surfactants, նյութերի, surfactants, լվացամիջոցներ, սինթետիկ լվացամիջոցներ, phytoplankton, macroalgae, diatoms, nonionic, ախտահանող, գործիքներ, լվացամիջոցներ, ֆիլտրում, գործունեություն, ծովային, երկպատյան, կակղամորթեր, oysters, mussels, phytoplankton, ջրիմուռներով եւ trophic հարաբերությունների, սնուցիչների, թունաբանության, բնապահպանական, շրջակա միջավայրի, ecotoxicology, ջուր, էկոհամակարգերի, գործող էկոհամակարգերի, ջրային, biota, ջրային կյանքը, hydrobiology, բնապահպանության, շրջակա միջավայրի, ջրային կյանքը, գիտության, բնապահպանության, ՀԷԿ – կենսաբանական, բնապահպանական, կարգապահությունը կրթության, վերապատրաստման, շրջակա միջավայրի անվտանգությունը, կայուն զարգացման, աղտոտման, ինքնահաստատման մաքրում, ջուր, էկոհամակարգերի, ծովային, freshwater, վերականգնման, աղտոտիչները, մակերեսային – ակտիվ գործակալները, surfactants, լվացամիջոցներ, hydrosphere, biosphere, կենսաբազմազանության պահպանումը, աղտոտող նյութերի, ջրի որակի, phytoremediation, ջրի , բարձրագույն բույսերը, macrophytes, phytotechnologies, կենսաբանական թեստավորման, գնահատման բնապահպանական ռիսկերը, biogeochemistry, ջրի մաքրման, կոնսերվացման,

Белорусский язык:

Палютантамі, рэчывы, палютантамі, сінтэтычныя, павярхоўна-актыўныя, рэчывы, ПАВ, дэтэргентаў, сінтэтычныя мыйныя сродкі, фітапланктон, мікраводарасцей, диатомовые, неионный, мыйныя, сродкі, дэтэргентаў, фільтрацыйных, актыўнасць, марскія, двухстворкавыя, малюскі, вустрыцы, мідыі, фітапланктон, багавінне, трафічныя сувязі, биогены, таксікалогія, навакольнага, асяроддзя, экотоксикология, водныя, экасістэмы, функцыянаванне, экасістэм, водная, биота, гідрабіёнты, гідрабіялогіі, экалогія, ахова прыроды, гідрабіёнты, навукі, навакольнае асяроддзе, гідрабіялагічныя, экалагічныя, дысцыпліны , адукацыя, навучанне, экобезопасность, устойлівае развіццё, забруджванне, самаачышчэнне, водныя, экасістэмы, марскія, пресноводные, аднаўленне, палютантамі, павярхоўна-актыўныя рэчывы, ПАВ, дэтэргентаў, гідрасфера, біясфера, захаванне біяразнастайнасці, палютантамі, якасць вады, фиторемедиация, водныя , вышэйшыя расліны, макрофиты, фитотехнология, биотестирование, ацэнка экалагічнай небяспекі, биогеохимия, ачышчэнне вады, ахова прыроды,

Болгарский язык:

Замърсители, вещества, замърсители, синтетични повърхностноактивни вещества,, повърхностноактивни вещества, препарати, синтетични детергенти, фитопланктон, макроалги, диатомеи, нейонни, прах за пране, инструменти, перилни препарати, филтрация, дейност, морски мекотели, миди, стриди, миди, фитопланктон, водорасли и трофични отношения, хранителни вещества, токсикологията, околната среда, околна среда, екотоксикология, водата, екосистеми, функциониращи екосистеми, водата, флората и фауната, водната флора и фауна, хидробиология, екология, околна среда, водните организми, науката, околната среда, хидро-биологични, екологични, дисциплина образование, обучение, безопасността за околната среда, устойчивото развитие, замърсяване, самопочистващи се, водата, екосистеми, морски, сладководни, възстановяване, замърсители, повърхностно активни агенти, повърхностноактивни вещества, препарати, хидросферата, биосферата, опазване на биологичното разнообразие, замърсители, качеството на водата, phytoremediation, вода , висши растения, макрофити, phytotechnologies, биологично изпитване, оценка на рисковете за околната среда, биогеохимията, пречистване на водата, опазването,


Szennyező anyagok, anyagok, szennyező anyagok, szintetikus felületaktív anyagok, felületaktív anyagok, mosószerek, szintetikus mosószerek, fitoplankton, makroalgák, kovamoszat, nem ionos, tisztítószer, eszközök, tisztítószerek, szűrés, tevékenység, tengeri, kéthéjú, kagyló, osztriga, kagyló, fitoplankton, algák és trofikus kapcsolatai, tápanyagok, toxikológiai, környezetvédelmi, környezet, ökotoxikológia, víz, ökoszisztémák, működő ökoszisztémák, víz, élővilág, a vízi élet, hidrobiológia, ökológia, környezet, a vízi élet, a tudomány, környezet-, víz-biológiai, környezeti, fegyelem oktatás, a szakképzés, a környezeti biztonság, a fenntartható fejlődés, a szennyezés, öntisztító, a víz, az ökológiai rendszerek, tengeri, édesvízi, hasznosítás, szennyező anyagok, felületaktív anyagok, felületaktív anyagok, mosószerek, hidroszféra, a bioszféra, a biológiai sokféleség megőrzése, szennyező anyagok, a víz minősége, phytoremediation, víz , magasabb rendű növények, makrofiták, phytotechnologies biológiai vizsgálata, értékelése a környezeti kockázatok, biogeochemistry, víztisztító, megőrzése,


დამაბინძურებლების, ნივთიერებების, დამაბინძურებლების, ხელოვნური ზედაპირული, ნივთიერებების, ზედაპირული, სარეცხი საშუალებები, სინთეზური სარეცხი საშუალებები, phytoplankton, macroalgae, diatoms, nonionic, სარეცხი, ინსტრუმენტები, სარეცხი საშუალებები, ფილტრაცია, საქმიანობის, საზღვაო, bivalve, clams, oysters, mussels, phytoplankton, წყალმცენარეები და ტროფიკული ურთიერთობები, ნუტრიენტები, ტოქსიკოლოგების საბოლოო დასკვნას, გარემოს, გარემოს, ecotoxicology, წყალი, ეკოსისტემების, ფუნქციონირებს ეკოსისტემების, წყალი, biota, წყლის ცხოვრების, ჰიდრობიოლოგია, ეკოლოგია, გარემოს დაცვა, წყლის ცხოვრების, მეცნიერების, გარემოს, ჰიდრო ბიოლოგიური, გარემოს, დისციპლინის განათლება, ტრენინგი, გარემოს უსაფრთხოება, მდგრადი განვითარება, დაბინძურების, თვითმმართველობის გაწმენდა, წყლის ეკოსისტემების, საზღვაო, მტკნარი, აღდგენა, დამაბინძურებლების, ზედაპირულად აქტიური აგენტები, ზედაპირული, სარეცხი საშუალებები, hydrosphere, ბიოსფერული, ბიომრავალფეროვნების, დამაბინძურებლების, წყლის ხარისხს, phytoremediation, წყლის , უმაღლესი მცენარეების, macrophytes, phytotechnologies, ბიოლოგიური ტესტირება, შეფასება გარემოსდაცვითი რისკების biogeochemistry, წყლის გამწმენდი, კონსერვაციის, SA Ostroumov, სერგეი Ostroumov,


Piesārņojošo vielu, vielu, piesārņojošo vielu, sintētisko virsmaktīvās vielas, vielas, virsmaktīvās vielas, mazgāšanas līdzekļi, sintētisko mazgāšanas līdzekļu, fitoplanktona, makroaļģu, kramaļģu, nejonu, mazgāšanas līdzekļi, instrumenti, mazgāšanas, filtrēšana, darbība, jūras, gliemenes, gliemežus, austeres, gliemenes, fitoplanktona, aļģēm un trofiskās attiecības, barības vielas, toksikoloģiju, vides, vides, ekotoksikoloģija, ūdens, ekosistēmas, funkcionējošas ekosistēmas, ūdens, floru un faunu, ūdens dzīvajiem organismiem, Hidrobioloģijas, ekoloģija, vides, ūdens dzīvajiem organismiem, zinātnes, vides, hidro-bioloģisko, vides, disciplīna izglītības, mācību, vides drošības, ilgtspējīgas attīstības, vides piesārņojumu, pašattīrīšanās, ūdens, ekosistēmas, jūras, saldūdens, reģenerēšanai, piesārņojošās vielas, virsmaktīvās vielas, virsmaktīvās vielas, mazgāšanas līdzekļi, hidrosfēras, biosfēras, bioloģiskās daudzveidības saglabāšana, piesārņojuma, ūdens kvalitāti, phytoremediation, ūdens , augstākie augi, makrofītu, phytotechnologies, bioloģisko testēšanu, novērtēšanu vides risku bioģeoķīmiju, ūdens attīrīšana, saglabāšana, SA Ostroumov, Sergejs Ostroumov,


Teršalai, medžiagų, teršalų, sintetiniai paviršiaus medžiagos, paviršiaus, ploviklių, sintetinių ploviklių, fitoplanktono, makrodumblių, titnagdumbliai, nonionic, ploviklis, įrankiai, ploviklių, filtravimas, veiklą, jūrų, dvigeldžių, moliuskai, austrės, midijos, fitoplanktono, dumblių ir trofiniai ryšiai, maistinių medžiagų, toksikologija, aplinkos, aplinka, ekotoksikologijos, vandens ekosistemų funkcionavimą ekosistemoms, vandens, biotos, vandens gyvūnijai, hidrobiologija, ekologija, aplinka, vandens gyvenime, mokslo, aplinkos, vandens, biologinės, aplinkos, drausmės švietimo, mokymo, aplinkos apsaugos, tvarios plėtros, tarša, savarankiškai valymo, vandens, ekosistemų, jūros, gėlo vandens, regeneravimo, teršalai, paviršinio aktyvumo medžiagos, paviršinio aktyvumo medžiagas, ploviklius, hidrosferos, biosferos, biologinės įvairovės išsaugojimo, teršalai, vandens kokybei, Fitoremediacja, vandens , aukštesniųjų augalų, makrofitų, phytotechnologies, biologinių bandymų, įvertinimo pavojaus aplinkai, biogeochemijos, vandens valymo, apsaugos, SA Ostroumov, Sergejus Ostroumov,


Zanieczyszczeń, substancji zanieczyszczających, syntetyczne środki powierzchniowo czynne, substancje powierzchniowo czynne, detergenty syntetyczne detergenty, fitoplankton, makroglonów, okrzemki, niejonowe, detergenty, narzędzia, środki czystości, filtracja, działalność, morskie, małże, małże, ostrygi, małże, fitoplankton, glony i troficznych stosunków składników odżywczych, toksykologii, ochrony środowiska, ochrony środowiska, ekotoksykologii, wody, ekosystemów, funkcjonujące ekosystemy, wody, fauny i flory, życie w wodzie, hydrobiologii, ekologii, ochrony środowiska, organizmów wodnych, nauki, ochrony środowiska, hydro-biologicznych, środowiskowych, dyscypliny edukacja, szkolenia, bezpieczeństwo środowiska, zrównoważonego rozwoju, zanieczyszczenia, samooczyszczające, wody, ekosystemów, morskich, słodkowodnych, odzysku, zanieczyszczeń, środki powierzchniowo czynne, środki powierzchniowo czynne, detergenty, hydrosfery, biosfery, ochrony różnorodności biologicznej, zanieczyszczenia, jakość wody, fitoremediacji, wody , rośliny wyższe, makrofity, phytotechnologies, badań biologicznych, oceny ryzyka dla środowiska, biogeochemia, oczyszczanie wody, ochrony, SA Ostroumow, Sergey Ostroumow,

Румынский, молдавский:

Poluanţi, substanţele, poluanţii, agenţi tensioactivi sintetice, substanţe, agenţi tensioactivi, detergenţi, detergenţi sintetici, fitoplanctonul, macroalgelor, diatomee, neionic, detergent, unelte, detergenti, filtrare, activitatea, marine, bivalve, scoici, stridii, midii, Relaţii fitoplanctonului, alge şi trofice, nutrienţi, toxicologie, mediul de mediu, ecotoxicologie, apă, ecosisteme, ecosistemele de funcţionare, apă, biota, viata acvatica, Hidrobiologie, ecologie, mediu, viata acvatica, ştiinţă, mediu, hidro-biologice, disciplina de mediu, educaţie, formare profesională, siguranţa mediului, dezvoltarea durabilă, poluare, auto-curăţare, apă, ecosistemele, marine, de apă dulce, de recuperare, poluanţii, agenţii activi de suprafaţă, agenţi tensioactivi, detergenţi, hidrosfera, biosfera, conservarea biodiversităţii, poluante, calitatea apei, fitoremediere, apă , plante superioare, macrofite, phytotechnologies, testarea biologică, evaluarea riscurilor de mediu, biogeochimiei, purificarea apei, conservarea, SA Ostroumov, Serghei Ostroumov,


Загађивача, супстанци, загађивача, синтетичке површински, супстанце, површински, детерџенти, синтетичких детерџената, фитопланктона, макроалги, диатоми, нониониц, детерџент, средства, детерџенти, филтрација, активност, марина, шкољки, шкољке, остриге, дагње, фитопланктон, алге и трофична односа, хранљиве материје, токсикологије, заштите животне средине, заштите околине, екотоксикологије, вода, екосистема, функционисање екосистема, вода, биоте, водене живот, хидробиологије, екологије, животне средине, водени свет, науке, животне средине, хидро-биолошке, еколошке, дисциплина образовање, обуку, еколошке безбедности, одрживог развоја, загађење, само-чишћење, вода, екосистема, марина, слатководни, опоравак, загађивача, површински активна средства, површински, детерџенти, хидросферу, биосферу, биодиверзитета, загађивача, квалитет воде, Фиторемедијација, вода , виших биљака, макрофита, пхитотецхнологиес, биолошких тестирања, процена еколошких ризика, биогеоцхемистри, пречишћавање воде, конзервација, СА Остроумов, Сергеј Остроумов,


Znečisťujúce látky, látky, znečisťujúce látky, syntetické povrchovo aktívne látky, látky, povrchovo aktívne látky, detergenty, syntetické čistiace prostriedky, fytoplanktónu, makrorias, Rozsievky, neiónových, saponáty, prostriedky, čistiace prostriedky, filtrácie, činnosť, námorné, mušle, mušle, ustrice, mušle, fytoplanktónu, rias a trofické vzťahy, živiny, toxikológiu, životné prostredie, životné prostredie, ekotoxikológie, vody, ekosystémy a fungujúce ekosystémy, voda, biota, vodný život, hydrobiologie, ekológia, životné prostredie, vodné život, vedy, životného prostredia, hydro-biologických, ekologických, disciplína výchovu, vzdelávanie, bezpečnosť pre životné prostredie, trvalo udržateľný rozvoj, znečistenie, samočistiaci, vody, ekosystémy, morské, sladkovodné, zotavenie, znečisťujúce látky, povrchovo aktívne látky, povrchovo aktívne látky, detergenty, hydrosféra, biosféra, zachovanie biologickej rozmanitosti, znečisťujúcich látok, kvalita vody, fytoremediačních, voda , vyššie rastliny, makrofytov, phytotechnologies, biologické skúšky, hodnotenie rizík pre životné prostredie, biogeochemie, čistenie vody, zachovanie, SA Ostroumov, Sergey Ostroumov,


Onesnaževali, snovi, škodljivih snovi, sintetična površinsko, snovi, površinsko, detergenti, sintetičnih detergentov, fitoplankton, makroalge, diatomeje, neionski, detergent, orodja, detergenti, filtracija, dejavnost, marine, školjke, školjke, ostrige, dagnje, fitoplanktona, alg in trofični odnosi, hranilne snovi, toksikologijo, okolja, okolje, ekotoksikologiji, voda, ekosisteme, delovanje ekosistemov, voda, žive organizme, vodno življenje, Hidrobiologija, ekologija, okolje, življenje v vodi, znanosti, okolja, hidro-bioloških, okoljskih, discipline izobraževanja, usposabljanja, varovanje okolja, trajnostni razvoj, onesnaževanje, self-čiščenje, vodo, ekosistemi, morske, sladke vode, predelave, onesnaževala, površinsko aktivna sredstva, površinsko, detergenti, hidrosfere, biosfere, ohranjanje biotske raznovrstnosti, okolju škodljivih snovi, kakovost vode, phytoremediation, vodo , višje rastline, makrofitov, phytotechnologies, biološko testiranje, ocenjevanje tveganja za okolje, biogeochemistry, čiščenje vode, ohranjanje, SA Ostroumov, Sergey Ostroumov,


Полютантів, речовини, поллютантами, синтетичні, поверхнево-активні, речовини, ПАР, детергенти, синтетичні миючі засоби, фітопланктон, мікроводорості, діатомові, неіонний, мийні, засоби, детергенти, фільтраційна, активність, морські, двостулкові, молюски, устриці, мідії, фітопланктон, водорості, трофічні зв’язки, БіоГая, токсикологія, навколишнього, середовища, екотоксикологія, водні, екосистеми, функціонування, екосистем, водна, біота, гідробіонти, гідробіологія, екологія, охорона природи, гідробіонти, науки, навколишнє середовище, гідробіологічні, екологічні, дисципліни , освіта, навчання, екобезпека, сталий розвиток, забруднення, самоочищення, водні, екосистеми, морські, прісноводні, відновлення, поллютантами, поверхнево-активні речовини, ПАР, детергенти, гідросфера, біосфера, збереження біорізноманіття, поллютантами, якість води, фіторемедіація, водні , вищі рослини, макрофітів, фітотехнологій, біотестування, оцінка екологічної небезпеки, біогеохімія, очищення води, охорона природи, С.А. Остроумов, Сергій А. Остроумов,


Onečišćujućih tvari, tvari, onečišćenja, sintetski tenzidi, tvari, tvari, deterdženti, sintetički detergenti, fitoplankton, makroalge, dijatomeje, nonionic, deterdžent, alati, deterdženti, filtracija, aktivnosti, pomorski, školjkaša, školjke, kamenice, dagnje, fitoplanktona, algi i trofičkih odnosa, hranjive tvari, toksikologije, okoliš, okoliš, ekotoksikologija, voda, ekosustava, funkcioniranje ekosustava, voda, bioti, vodeni svijet, Hidrobiologija, ekologija, okoliš, vodeni svijet, znanost, okoliš, hidro-biološki, zaštitu okoliša, disciplina obrazovanje, obuku, sigurnost okoliša, održivi razvoj, zagađenje, self-čišćenje, voda, ekosustave, morski, slatkovodni, oporavak, onečišćenja, površinski aktivne tvari, tenzidi, deterdženti, hidrosfera, biosfere, očuvanje biološke raznolikosti, onečišćenja, kvalitete vode, phytoremediation, voda , viših biljaka, makrofitima, phytotechnologies, biološka ispitivanja, procjene rizika za okoliš, biogeochemistry, pročišćavanje vode, očuvanja, SA Ostroumov, Sergey Ostroumov,


Znečišťující látky, látky, znečišťující látky, syntetické povrchově aktivní látky, látky, povrchově aktivní látky, detergenty, syntetické čistící prostředky, fytoplanktonu, makrořas, rozsivky, neiontových, saponáty, prostředky, čistící prostředky, filtrace, činnost, námořní, škeble, mušle, ústřice, mušle, fytoplanktonu, řas a trofické vztahy, živiny, toxikologii, životní prostředí, životní prostředí, ekotoxikologie, vody, ekosystémy a fungující ekosystémy, voda, biota, vodní život, hydrobiologie, ekologie, životní prostředí, vodní život, vědy, životního prostředí, hydro-biologických, ekologických, disciplína výchovu, vzdělávání, bezpečnost pro životní prostředí, trvale udržitelný rozvoj, znečištění, samočistící, vody, ekosystémy, mořské, sladkovodní, zotavení, znečišťující látky, povrchově aktivní látky, povrchově aktivní látky, detergenty, hydrosféra, biosféra, zachování biologické rozmanitosti, znečišťujících látek, kvalita vody, fytoremediačních, voda , vyšší rostliny, makrofyt, phytotechnologies, biologické zkoušky, hodnocení rizik pro životní prostředí, biogeochemie, čištění vody, zachování, SA Ostroumov, Sergey Ostroumov,


Saasteained, ainete, saasteainete, sünteetilised pindaktiivsed ained, pindaktiivsed ained, pesuvahendid, sünteetiliste detergentide, fütoplankton, makrovetikate, ränivetikad, Mitteioonsed, pesuvahend, tööriistad, puhastusvahendid, filtreerimine, aktiivsus, mere-, kahepoolmeliste, karbid, austrid, rannakarbid, fütoplanktoni, vetikate ja troofiliste suhted, toitainete, toksikoloogia, keskkonna-, keskkonna, ökotoksikoloogia, vee ökosüsteeme, toimivad ökosüsteemid, vee-elustiku, veeorganismidele, hüdrobioloogia, ökoloogia, keskkond, veeorganismidele, teaduse, keskkonna-, hüdro-bioloogiliste, keskkonna-, distsipliini hariduse, koolituse, keskkonna ohutus, jätkusuutlik areng, reostus, isepuhastuv, vee ökosüsteemide-, mere-, magevee-, taaskasutus, saasteainete, pindaktiivsed ained, pindaktiivsed ained, pesuvahendid, hüdrosfäär, biosfäär, bioloogilise mitmekesisuse säilitamise, saasteained, vee kvaliteet, phytoremediation, vesi kõrgemad taimed, makrofüüdid, phytotechnologies bioloogilised uuringud, hindamine keskkonnariske, biogeokeemilised, vee puhastamine, konserveerimine, SA Ostroumov, Sergei Ostroumov;


Казахский язык

Қазақ тіл:
Бұлақты сөздер:
Поллютанты, зат, поллютанты, синтетикалық, поверхностно-активные, зат, пава, детергент, синтетикалық жуушы ақы-пұл, фитопланктон, шағынбалдыр, диатомовые, емесион, жуушы, ақы-пұл, детергент, фильтрлеу, белсенділік, дүнияуи, жармалы, ұлу, устрица, мидия, фитопланктон, балдыр, трофика байланыс, токсикология, қапта-, сәрсенбі, экотоксикология, сулы, экожүйе, функционирование, экожүйе, сулы, биосол, гидробионт,  гидробиология, экология, күзет табиғат, гидробионт, ғылым,  білім, қоршаған орта,, гидробиологиялық экологиялық, тәртіп, тәлім-тәрбие, экологиялық қауіпсіздік, төзімді даму, салтақтану, самоочищение, сулы, экожүйе, дүнияуи, пресноводные, қалпына келтір- поллютанты гидросала биоаймақ сақта- сапа фиторемедиация, су поллютанты, биокөптүрлілік, зат пава детергент, поверхностно-активные, сулы жоғарғы, өсімдік, макрофит, фитотехнология,


Краткий список ключевых слов:

библиография, экология, науки об окружающей среде, статьи, сайты Интернета, публикации, аннотации, инновации, впервые, открытия, МГУ,


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. ‎

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):



**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,


[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:

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.;;

[on the journal:];


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:;

**Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Biology, updated; Citation of the works in the U.S.A.

**World-wide citing:;

**In Russian:;

** 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:;

**Pictures of those who cited the publications authored and co-authored by this scientist – the authors and journals:;

** List of many of the papers that cited:


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,



Sum:Innovations, discoveries: science, environmental science, ecology, life sciences: some recent blog posts and sites.

Innovations, discoveries: science, environmental science, ecology, life sciences.

These are some recent blog posts and sites. Languages: English, Russian.

** New development, environmental science: A new website (group) on this book and the new area of science, biochemical ecology:;

**innovative approach in the paper: Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification.;;

**Cited the Paper:  inhibitory Analysis of Top-down Control. new Keys to Studying Eutrophication…  :

**these  > 307 institutions and universities cited publications (biology, ecology, environment) on research conducted at Moscow State University on selected issues (examples)

**Впервые установлена способность ранее не изученных видов макрофитов снижать загрязнение воды  четырьмя тяжелыми металлами одновременно

**A new area of science, a new scientific discipline: biochemical ecology – Биохимическая экология. Biochemical Ecology:;

**Коротко об авторе: on the author:

**Welcome to a new group: Friends of Sergei and his research – Ecology, Environmental Science, Biology;

**lots of new data on innovation in environmental sciences are here:

**Environmental sciences, ecology, biology: formatted list of publications, with sites

**Environmental sciences, ecology, biology: scientific results obtained at  Moscow State University:;

** Paralytic shellfish toxin studies, Philippines: university scientists cited the research on ecology conducted at Moscow:;;

a new scientific concept: biomachinery:


** new conceptualization and terminology



A new page and site on Facebook, for Chinese-speaking scholars:


A new page and site on Facebook, for French-speaking scholars:


Summary, Innovations, discoveries, science, environmental science, ecology, life sciences, recent, blog posts, sites,

Discovery: Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (water self-purification)

Discovery: Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (water self-purification)

Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (water self-purification)

[Item 1 in the Series of files entitled: Legendary Discoveries];

There are a lot questions that are of key interest in our studies of ecological mechanisms that regulate, modify and form water quality in surface aquatic ecosystems. These questions are listed below.


Besides microorganisms, do the other organisms play a key role in improving water quality?

Which processes are the main ones which contribute to water self-purification?

Which organisms play key roles in improving water quality in aquatic ecosystems?

Which organisms, freshwater or marine are more involved in improving water quality?

How biological, chemical and physical processes are interacting in ecosystem in improving water quality?

Is it possible to organize a multitude of factors and processes of water self-purification into a few groups (categories, blocks)?

Is the self-purification potential of an aquatic ecosystem a certain constant or a labile parameter?

Is the mechanism of water self-purification vulnerable to external impact on the aquatic ecosystem, e.g. to the impact of chemical pollution with synthetic chemicals?

Answer was given in the papers

–see online:


Ostroumov S.A. Polyfunctional role of  biodiversity in processes leading to water purification: current conceptualizations and concluding remarks. -Hydrobiologia, 2002,469: 203-204.

DOI 10.1007/s10750-004-1875-1;Full text free:;;


S.A.Ostroumov. On the biotic self-purification of aquatic ecosystems: elements of the theory. -Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 396,2004, pp. 206 – 211. ;

and some other papers by the same authors cited in those articles.

The series of these papers contributed to a new conceptualization of multifunctional role of organisms, biological community and ecosystem in improving water quality.


key words:

ecotoxicology, environmental, chemistry, water, sustainability; aquatic, ecosystems, freshwater, marine, resources, environmental safety, biodiversity, protection, conservation, services, hydrosphere, pollution, control, prevention, habitats, decontamination, water quality, self-purification, pollutants, biological, processes, anthropogenic, effects,


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A note on the books by this author that are available in key world libraries in North America (libraries of the U.S.A., including Harvard University; Canada), Europe (national and university libraries of England, including Oxford, Cambridge; Germany; France; Switzerland; Netherlands; Sweden; Norway; Finland; Denmark; Belgium, Italy; Spain and other countries), Asia (Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and other  countries), Australia, New Zealand, see:;


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The questions on improving water quality that were answered in this series of publications

Innovation / Discovery, in short;

Why it is useful;

Who cited the papers presenting various aspects of this innovation          ;

Where this innovation / discovery was published;

Other examples of key discoveries in ecology, environmental sciences, biology;

Citation: Scientists of which countries cited those discoveries;

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Other evaluations of works of this author;

About the author of these publications;

Modernization of education ;


About this author, in Russian:


Interesting posts on innovations in environmental science:;;;;;;;;;;

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,

New scientific terminology. Exometabolism.

New scientific terminology. Exometabolism.

New scientific terminology. Exometabolism.

The new term was introduced in the book: Ostroumov, 2008.


В научную терминологию введен новый термин: «экзометаболизм». Термин введен в книге:

С.А.Остроумов. Гидробионты в самоочищении вод и биогенной миграции элементов. М. МАКС-Пресс. 2008. 200 с.

Предисловие члена-корр. РАН В.В. Малахова.

Библиогр. : с.155-191.

(Серия: Наука. Образование. Инновации. Выпуск 9).

ISBN 978-5-317-02625-7.

См. подробнее на стр. 9 этой книги.



Дополнительно о некоторых других результатах научной работы в этой и смежных областях:;;

in Russian:

key words: new, scientific, terminology, ecology, environmental science, biology, exometabolism, новая терминология, экзометаболизм, экология, биология

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About this author, in Russian:


Interesting posts on innovations in environmental science:;;;;;;;;;;

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,