Links

Useful links to English sites:Link icon

Wikipedia, Diatom https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatom
International Society for Diatom Research: http://www.isdr.org/
University College London, Micropalaeontology Unit, Diatoms: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/GeolSci/micropal/diatom.html
The Phycology Section: Ecology and Taxonomy of Freshwater Algae, particularly Diatoms: http://diatom.ansp.org/

 
Databases, Diatom Identification:

Diatoms of the United States: https://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/
Algae World: diatoms: http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/algae/diatoms.htm
Introduction to Diatom Identification: http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/ADIAC/intro/intro.htm

 

Useful links to German sites:

Wikipedia, Kieselalgen: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kieselalgen
Diatomeen – Kurzeinführung: http://www.diatomeen.de/
Diatomeen-Homepage von Dr. phil. nat. E. Alles: http://www.kieselalgen.com/JSIndex.html

 

Books

The following compilation is a tip to the very extensive literature.
Further references to publications are given in the appropriate place.

 

Books in English:

The Diatoms: Biology and Morphology of the Genera
F. E. Round; R. M. Crawford; D. G. Mann
Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (2007)

The Biology of Diatoms (Botanical Monographs)
Dietrich Werner (Editor)
University of California Press, Berkeley, California (1977)

Identification of Freshwater Diatoms from Live Material
E.J. Cox
Springer (1996)

Algal Culturing Techniques
Robert A. Andersen (Editor)
Academic Press (2005)


Books in German:

Kieselalgen in Binnengewässern
Lothar Kalbe
VerlagsKG Wolf (2005)

Kieselalgen : Biologie, Baupläne d. Zellwand, Untersuchungsmethoden
Kurt Krammer
Kosmos Verlags-GmbH (1990)

Algenreinkulturen, ihre Herstellung und Erhaltung
E. G. Pringsheim
Jena Fischer (1954)

 

Articles relating to the homepage:

Harbich, T. (2021), On the Size Sequence of Diatoms in Clonal Chains. In Diatom Morphogenesis (Diatoms: Biology diatom morphogenesisand Applications) Vadim V. Annenkov (Editor), Richard Gordon (Editor), Joseph Seckbach (Editor), Wiley-Scrivener; First published: 29 October 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119488170.ch3

 

Harbich, T. (2021) Some Observations of Movements of Pennate Diatoms in Cultures and Their Possible Interpretation. In Diatom Gliding Motility (Diatoms: Biology and Applications) S.A. Cohn (Editor), K.M. Manoylov (Editor) and R. Gordon (Editor), Wiley-Scrivener, Beverly, MA, USA; First published: 20 July 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119526483.ch1

The sections are:

  • Kinematics and Analysis of Trajectories in Pennate Diatoms with Almost Straight Raphe along the Apical Axis
  • Curvature of the Trajectory at the Reversal Points
  • Movement of Diatoms in and on Biofilms
  • Movement on the Water Surface
  • Formation of flat Colonies in Cymbella lanceolata

 

Please also have a look at these publications:
diatom gliding motility

Alicea, B., Gordon, R., Harbich, T., Singh, U., Singh, A., & Varma, V. (2021) Towards a Digital Diatom: image processing and
deep learning analysis of Bacillaria paradoxa dynamic morphology. In Diatom Gliding Motility (Diatoms: Biology and Applications) S.A. Cohn (Editor), K.M. Manoylov (Editor) and R. Gordon (Editor), Wiley-Scrivener, Beverly, MA, USA; First published: 20 July 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119526483.ch10

Preprint: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2019.12.21.885897v2

 

Gebeshuber, I. C., Zischka, F., Kratochvil, H., Noll, A., Gordon, R., & Harbich, T. (2021), (2021) Diatom Triboacoustics. In Diatom Gliding Motility (Diatoms: Biology and Applications) S.A. Cohn (Editor), K.M. Manoylov (Editor) and R. Gordon (Editor), Wiley-Scrivener, Beverly, MA, USA; First published: 20 July 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119526483.ch11

 

Cookies make it easier for me to provide you with my services. With the usage of my services you permit me to use cookies.