The presence of sianobacteria and algae in biological soil crusts on South African goldmine tailings

  • T. Orlekowsky
  • A. Levanets
  • S. J. van Wyk
  • A. Venter

Abstract

The aim was to investigate the presence of cyanobacteria as well as algae on minetailings storage facilities that have undergone rehabilitation for different periodes of time aswell as to correlate the presence of these species with the physical and chemical characteristicsof the mine tailings.

Author Biographies

T. Orlekowsky
School of Environmental Sciences and Development
A. Levanets
School of Environmental Sciences and Development
S. J. van Wyk
School of Environmental Sciences and Development
A. Venter
School of Environmental Sciences and Development
Published
2012-06-07
Section
Conference Abstracts