Site information and investigation methods. Acidification of Mountain Lakes Palaeolimnology and Ecology (AL:PE)
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The main aims of the project are to improve the understanding of remote mountain lakes ecosystems and determine their use early response indicatiors of trends in atmospheric pollution. ALPE is a joint project between 7 institutions in 4 countries. The working sites in Norway, UK, France and Italy are described together with the investigation methods for water chemistry, diatoms, sediments, invertebrates and fish. The ALPE-project started 1.04.91 and the working period will be two years.