Direct counts current notes calibrations

Scope and Content

Tables of comparison of direct counts and plate counts from various lakes and tarns in the lake district. Number of bacteria and mean number.

Including Ennerdale, Wastwater, Coniston, Loweswater, Crummock, Derwentwater, Thirlmere, Buttermere, Blelham Tarn, Bassenthwaite, Elterwater, Rydal, Grasmere, Ullswater, Brotherswater, Loughrigg Tarn, Windermere.

Direct counts on 20 replicate capillaries and plate counts on the same sample of lake water, using Windermere North Basin at a depth of 1 metres