volume 40, issue 16, P3045-3052 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2006.06.028
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Martin Pivokonsky, Ondrej Kloucek, Lenka Pivokonska

Abstract: This paper aims at the characterization of algogenic organic matter (AOM) produced by the cyanobacteria Anabaena flos-aqua and Microcystis aeruginosa and the green algae Scenedesmus quadricauda. Further, it is focused on the description of differences in the composition of extracellular organic matter (EOM) and intracellular organic matter (IOM), and on the demonstration of AOM affinity to aluminum and iron coagulants. The results from the conducted analyses imply a significant difference in the amount and pro…

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