The algal diversity in the Phlegrean Fields (Campania, Italy) archeological districts: an overview

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Paola Cennamo
Claudia Ciniglia


The coexistence of several ecological conditions (hot springs, streams, mud, rock walls), characterized by different pH, temperature values, water potential and mineralogical makes the Phlegrean Fields as an ideal area for the analysis of the microalgal assemblages and their relationships with the different microhabitats occurring in the sites. Here we report an overview of the algal diversity within the archaeological and geothermal areas of Phlegrean Fields and the adaptability for most of them to acidic and thermal conditions in the volcanic soils.


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CennamoP., & CinigliaC. (2017). The algal diversity in the Phlegrean Fields (Campania, Italy) archeological districts: an overview. UPLanD - Journal of Urban Planning, Landscape & Environmental Design, 2(2), 97-106.


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