Biological Station Hiddensee

Prof. Dr. Irmgard Blindow

Head of the Biological Station Hiddensee

phone: +49 (0)38300 - 50251

fax: +49 (0)38300 - 346

Biological Station Hiddensee

Biologenweg 15

D - 18 565 Kloster

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Research Interests

  • Submersed Macrophytes, especially Characeae: Taxonomy, ecology
  • Genetic/phenetic determination and plasticity, respectively
  • Alternative stable states
  • Trophic interactions, especially in shallow lakes/coastal lagoons

Peer reviewed articles

Peer reviewed articles


Melinda D. Smith et al. et. Kreyling, J., Malyshev, A.V., Beil, I., Blindow, I., Dahlke, S.,
Extreme drought impacts have been underestimated in grasslands and shrublands globally.
PNAS, Vol. 121 | No. 4


Paar, M., Berthold, M., Schumann, R., Dahlke, S. and Blindow, I.
Seasonal Variation in Biomass and Production of the Macrophytobenthos in two Lagoons in the Southern Baltic Sea
Front. Earth Sci. 8:542391.
doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.542391


Müller, F, Bicking, S, Ahrendt, K, Bac, DK, Blindow, I, Fürst, C, Haase, P, Kruse, M, Kruse, T, Ma, L, Perennes, M, Ruljevic, I, Schernewski, G, Schimming, C-G, Schneiders, A, Schubert, H, Schumacher, J, Tappeiner, U, Wangai, P, Windhorst, W, Zeleny, J.
Assessing ecosystem service potentials to evaluate terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystem types in Northern Germany – An expert-based matrix approach
Ecological Indicators, Volume 112, 106116
doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106116


Gregor, T., Blindow, I., Casanova, M.T. and Schubert, H.
(2721) Proposal to conserve the name Chara flexilis (Nitella flexilis) (Characeae) with a conserved type.
TAXON, 68: 1363-1364.

Meyer, J., Dahlke, S., Kafka, M., Kerkow, A., Lindner, C., Kube, S., Nawka, B., Schubert, H., Schumann, R., Blindow, I.
Submerged vegetation in a shallow brackish lagoon does not enhance water clarity but offers substantial refuge for zooplankton
Aquatic Botany, Volume 154, pp 1-10


Schubert, H.; Blindow, I.; Bueno, N. C.; Casanova, M. T.; Pełechaty, M.; Pukacz, A.
Ecology of charophytes - permanent pioneers and ecosystem engineers
Perspectives in Phycology 5(1), 61-74
DOI: 10.1127/pip/2018/0080

Blindow, I., Schories, D. Schubert, H.
Charyophytes of Chile - taxonomy and distribution. Part 2. Subfamily Nitelleae
Nova Hedwigia, 107(1-2), 49-90
DOI: 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2017/0454

Blindow, I., Marquardt, R., Schories, D. Schubert, H.
Charyophyceae of Chile - taxonomy and distribution. Part 1. Subfamily Chareae
Nova Hedwigia, 107(1-2), 1-47
DOI: 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2017/0452

Herbst, A. Henningsen, Levke, Schubert, Hendrik, Blindow, I.
Encrustations and element composition of charophytes from fresh or brackish water sites – habitat- or species-specific differences?
Aquatic Botany, 148, 29-34

Schubert, H., Blindow, I. Schories, D., Mages, M., von Tümpling, W., & Woelfel, S.
Biogeography of Chilean Charophytes - determined by climate or by water chemistry?
Botany Letters, 165(1), 129-145
DOI: 10.1080/23818107.2017.1370612

Henry, H.A.L., Abedi, M., Alados, C.L., Beard, K.H., Fraser, L.H., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Kulmatiski, A., Lamb, E.G., Sun, W., Vankoughnett, M.R., Venn, S., Werner, C., Beil, I., Blindow, I., Dahlke, S., Dubbert, M., Effinger, A., Garris, H.W., Gartzia, M., Gebauer, T., Arfin Khan, M.A.S., Malyshev, A.V., Morgan, J., Nock, C., Paulson, J.P., Pueyo, Y., Stover, H.J. & Yang, X.
Increased soil frost versus summer drought as drivers of plant biomass responses to reduced precipitation: Results from a globally coordinated field experiment.
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0231-7

Sabine, H., Alirangues Nuñez, M.M., Bakker, E.S., Blindow, I., Davidson, T.A., Gillefalk, M., Hansson, L.A., Janse, J.H., Janssen, A.B.G., Jeppesen, E., Kabus, T., Kelly, A., Köhler, J., Lauridsen, T.L., Mooij, W.M., Noordhuis, R., Phillips, G., Rücker, J., Schuster, H.H., Søndergaard, M., Teurlincx, S., van de Weyer, K., van Donk, E., Waterstraat, A., Willby, N., Sayer, C.D.
Response of Submerged Macrophyte Communities to External and Internal Restoration Measures in North Temperate Shallow Lakes 
Frontiers in Plant Science9, 194         
DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00194 



Bengtsson, M.M., Bühler, A., Brauer, A., Dahlke, S., Schubert, H., Blindow, I.
Eelgrass Leaf Surface Microbiomes Are Locally Variable and Highly Correlated with Epibiotic Eukaryotes
Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1312
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01312

Blindow, I., Gauger, D., Alhaus, M.
Management regimes in a coastal heathland – effects on vegetation, nutrient balance, biodiversity and gain of bioenergy
Journal of Coastal Conservation 21(2): 273–288
DOI: 10.1007/s11852-017-0499-3



Blindow, I., Dahlke, S., Dewart, A., Flügge, S., Hendreschke, M., Kerkow, A., Meyer, J.
Long-term and interannual changes of submerged macrophytes and their associated diaspore reservoir in a shallow southern Baltic Sea bay: influence of eutrophication and climate
Hydrobiologia 778(1): 121–136
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-2655-4


2010 - 2015

Berg, C., Linke, C.,Blindow, I., Sambale, J., Homm, T. Manthey, M.
Hiddensee – ein bryologischer Hotspot in Norddeutschland
Herzogia 28: 322-347 (2015)
DOI: 10.13158/heia.28.2.2015.322

Schubert, H., Marquardt, R., Schories, D., Blindow, I.
Biogeography of Chilean charophytes
Aquatic Botany 120(A): 129-141 (2015)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2014.06.005

Schirmel, J., Mantilla-Contreras, J., Pietsch, D, Blindow, I.
Carabid beetles as indicators for shrub encroachment in dry grasslands
Ecological Indicators 49: 76-8 (2015)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.09.041

Brzeska, P., Woźniczka, A., Pełechaty, M., Blindow, I.New records of Chara connivens P. Salzmann ex A. Braun 1835 – an extremely rare and protected species in Polish brackish waters
Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 84: 143-146 (2015)
DOI: 10.5586/asbp.2015.010

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Hilt, S.
Facilitation of clear-water conditions in shallow lakes by macrophytes: differences between charophyte and angiosperm dominance
Hydrobiologia 737(1): 99-110 (2014)
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1687-2

Gregor. T, Blindow, I., Raabe, U., Schubert, H., Stewart, N.
Proposal to conserve the name Chara hispida (Characeae) with a conserved type
Taxon 63: 933-934 (2014)
DOI: 10.12705/634.22

Schmidt, V, Mock, R., Burgkhardt, E., Junghanns, A., Szabo, I., Marschang, R., Blindow, I, Krautwald-Junghanns, M.-E.
Viral and cloacal bacterial flora in free-living slow worms (Anguis fragilis), grass snakes (Natrix natrix) and common European adder (Vipera berus) from Germany
EcoHealth 11(4): 571-580 (2014)
DOI: 10.1007/s10393-014-0947-6

Krautwald-Junghanns, M-E., Stenkat, J. Szabo, I., Ortlieb, F.,Blindow, I., Neul, A.K., Pees, M., Schmidt, V
Characterization of Salmonella isolated from captive and free-living snakes in Germany
Berliner und Münchener tierärztliche Wochenschrift 126: 209-215 (2013)
DOI: 10.2376/0005-9366-126-209

Schirmel J., Blindow I., Buchholz S.
Life-history trait and functional diversity patterns of ground beetles and spiders along a coastal heathland successional gradient

Basic and Applied Ecology 13(7): 606-614 (2012)
DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2012.08.015

Schirmel J., Mantilla-Contreras J., Blindow I., Fartmann T.
Impacts of succession and grass encroachment on heathland Orthoptera
Journal of Insect Conservation 15(5): 633-642 (2011)
DOI: 10.1007/s10841-010-9362-7

Remke, E.,Blindow, I.
Site specific factors have an overriding impact on Baltic dune vegetation change under low to moderate N-deposition - a case study from Hiddensee island
Journal of Coastal Conservation 15(1): 87-97 (2011)
DOI: 10.1007/s11852-010-0123-2

Schirmel, J., Blindow, I., Fartmann, T.
The importance of habitat mosaics for Orthoptera (Caelifera and Ensifera) in dry heathlands
European Journal of Entomology 107(1): 129-132 (2010)
DOI: 10.14411/eje.2010.017

Blindow, I., Erichsen, I.
Cross fertilization within the species complex of Chara baltica
Charophytes 2: 59-65(2010)


2000 - 2009

Blume, M.,Blindow, I., Dahlke, S., Vedder, F.
Oospore variation in closely related Chara taxa
J. Phycol. 45: 995-1002 (2009)

Blindow, I., Möllmann, N., Boegle, M., Schütte, M.
Reproductive isolation in Chara aspera
Aquatic Botany 91: 224-230 (2009)

Remke, E., Brouwer, E., Kooijmann, A.,Blindow, I., Roelofs, J.G.M.
Low atmospheric nitrogen loads lead to grass encroachment in coastal dunes, but only on acid soils.
Ecosystems 12: 1173-1188 (2009)

Remke, E., Brouwer, E., Kooijmann, A.,Blindow, I., Esselink, H., Roelofs, J.G.M.
Even low to medium nitrogen deposition impacts vegetation of dry, coastal dunes around the Baltic Sea
Environmental Pollution 15: 792-800 (2009)

Hempel, M., Blume, M., Blindow, I., Gross, E.
Epiphytic bacterial community composition on two common submerged macrophytes in brackish water and freshwater
BMC Microbiology 8, article number 5 (2008)

Hargeby, A.,Blindow, I., Andersson, G.
Long-term patterns of shifts between clear and turbid states in Lake Krankesjön and Lake Tåkern Ecosystems 10: 28-35 (2007)

Blindow, I., Schütte, M.
Elongation and mat formation of Chara aspera under different light and salinity conditions
Hydrobiologia 584: 69-76 (2007)

Hargeby, A., Jonzén, N., Blindow, I.
Does a long-term oscillation in nitrogen concentration reflect climate impact on submerged vegetation and vulnerability to state shifts in a shallow lake?
Oikos 115: 334-348 (2006)

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Meyercordt, J., Schubert, H.
Primary production in shallow lakes – a paradox of enrichment?
Limnology & Oceanography 51: 2711-2721 (2006)

Hargeby, A., Blom, H.,Blindow, I., Andersson, G.
Increased growth and recruitment of piscivorous perch, Perca fluviatilis, during a transient phase of expanding submerged vegetation in a shallow lake.
Freshw. Biol. 50: 2053-2062 (2006)

Hargeby, A., Blindow, I., Hansson, L.-A.
Shifts between clear and turbid states in a shallow lake: multi-causal stress from climate, nutrients and biotic interactions
Arch. Hydrobiol.161: 433-454 (2004)

Blindow, I., Dietrich, J., Möllmann, N., Schubert, H.
Growth, photosynthesis and fertility of Chara aspera under different light and salinity conditions Aquatic Botany 76: 213-234 (2003)

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Andersson, G.
Seasonal changes of mechanisms maintaining clear water in a shallow lake with abundant Chara vegetation
Aquatic Botany 72: 315-334 (2002)

Milberg, P., Gezelius, L., Blindow, I., Nilsson, L., Tyrberg, T.
Long-term variation in waterfowl community composition during autumn in Lake Tåkern, southern Sweden
Ornis Fennica 79: 72-81 (2002)

Marklund, O., Sandsten, H., Hansson, L.-A., Blindow, I.
Effects of waterfowl and fish on submerged vegetation and macroinvertebrates
Freshw. Biol. 47: 2049-2059 (2002)

Marklund, O., Blindow, I., Hargeby, A.
Distribution and diel migration of macroinvertebrates within dense submerged vegetation
Freshw. Biol. 46: 913-924 (2001)

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Wagner, B.M.A. and Andersson, G.
How important is the crustacean plankton for the maintenance of water clarity in shallow lakes with abundant submerged vegetation?
Freshw. Biol. 44: 185-197 (2000)

Blindow, I.
Distribution of Charophytes along the Swedish coast in relation to salinity and eutrophication
Internat. Rev. Hydrobiol. 85: 707-717 (2000)

1990 - 1999

Blindow, I., Langangen, A.
Lamprothamnium papulosum (Wallr.) J.Groves, a threatened charophyte in Scandinavia
Cryptogamie, Algol. 16: 47-55 (1995)

Hargeby, A., Andersson, G., Blindow, I., Johansson, S.
Trophic web structure in a shallow eutrophic lake during a dominance shift from phytoplankton to submerged macrophytes
Hydrobiologia 279/280: 83-90 (1994)

Blindow, I., Andersson, G., Hargeby, A., Johansson, S.
Long-term pattern of alternative stable states in two shallow eutrophic lakes
Freshwater Biology 30: 159-167 (1993)

Blindow, I.
Long- and short-term dynamics of submerged macrophytes in two shallow eutrophic lakes
Freshwater Biology 28: 15-27 (1992)

Blindow, I.
Decline of Charophyta during eutrophication: a comparison to angiosperms
Freshwater Biology 28: 9-14 (1992)

vor 1990

Blindow, I.
Phosphorus toxicity in Chara
Aquatic Botany 32: 393-395 (1988)

Blindow, I.
The composition and density of epiphyton on several species of submerged macrophytes - the neutral substrate hypothesis tested
Aquatic Botany 29: 157-168 (1987)

Monographs & bookchapters

Monographs & bookchapters


Pukacz, A., Pełechaty, M., Schubert, H., Blindow, I., Raabe, U.
Ochrona jezior ramienicowych Ziemi Lubuskiej i Brandenburgii – Schutz von Characeen-Seen im Lebuser Land und in Brandenburg
Słubice 2016. Hrsg. Stiftung für Deutsch-Polnische Zusammenarbeit

Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands (Hrsg.)
Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands
Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.

2010 - 2015

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., van de Weyer, K.
Submerged vegetation in shallow lakes
Encyclopedia of Lakes and Reservoirs, ed: Lars Bengtsson. Pp. 747-751. Verlag Springer (2012)

Hargeby, A.,Blindow, I.
Alternative stable states in shallow lakes
Encyclopedia of Lakes and Reservoirs, ed: Lars Bengtsson. Pp. 9-13. Verlag Springer (2012)

2000 - 2009

Blindow, I.
Åtgärdsprogram för bevarande av hotade kransalger (Action plan for threatened charophytes)
Naturvårdsverket (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency) (2008)
Note: In Swedish with English summary

I. Arter i brackvatten och hav (Species in brackish and marine habitats)

II. Arter i kalkrika sjöar (Species in calcium-rich lakes)

III. Arter i småvatten / periodiska vatten (Species in small and temporary water bodies)

IV. Slinke-arter i sjöar och småvatten (Nitella spp. in lakes and small bodies of water)

V. Barklöst sträfse och tuvsträfse (Chara connivens and C. braunii)

VI. Fjällrufse (Tolypella canadensis)

Schubert, H., Blindow, I. (eds.).
Charophytes of the Baltic Sea
The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 19. Gantner Verlag, Ruggell. 326 pp (2003)

Hier auch folgende Einzelbeiträge:

  • Blindow, I. 2003. Chara polyacantha (nom. illeg.). pp. 129-130
  • Blindow, I. 2003. Nitella flexilis (L.) C. Agardh 1824. pp. 174-180
  • Blindow, I. 2003. Nitella opaca (Bruzelius) C. Agardh 1824. pp. 198-203
  • Blindow, I., Garniel, A., Munsterhjelm, R., Nielsen, R. 2003. Conservation and threats. pp. 251-260
  • Blindow, I., Koistinen, M. 2003. Determination key for charophytes in the Baltic Sea. pp. 27-36
  • Blindow, I., Koistinen, M. 2003. Nitella wahlbergiana Wallman 1853. pp. 209-215
  • Blindow, I., Schubert, H. 2003. Chara canescens Desv. et Loisel. in Loisel. 1810. pp. 70-81

    Martin, G., Torn, K., Blindow, I., Schubert, H., Munsterhjelm, R., Henricson, C. 2003. Introduction to charophytes. pp. 3-14
  • Schubert, H., Blümel, C., Blindow, I., Nielsen, R. 2003. Introduction to the descriptions of the species. pp. 37-41
  • Schubert, H., Mathiesen, L., Blindow, I. 2003. The brackish environment. pp. 15-26
  • Sinkeviciène, Z.,Blindow, I., Dekere, Z., Koistinen, M., Munsterhjelm, R., Schubert, H., Urbaniak, J. 2003. Chara globularis Thuill. 1799. pp. 99-106
  • Sinkeviciène, Z., Blindow, I., Koistinen, M., Urbaniak, J. 2003. Chara virgata Kütz. 1834. pp. 142-148
  • Sinkeviciène, Z.,Blindow, I., Zhakova, L. 2003. Nitella mucronata (A. Braun) Miq. in H.C. Hall 1840 emend. Wallman 1853. pp. 193-197

1990 - 1999

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Andersson, G. (1998)
Alternative stable states in shallow lakes - what causes a shift?
In: Jeppesen, E., Søndergaard, Ma., Søndergaard, Mo., Christoffersen, K. (eds.): The Structuring Role of Submerged Macrophytes in Lakes: 353-360. (peer-reviewed).

Hootsmans, M.J.M., Blindow, I. (1994)
Allelopathic limitation of algal growth by macrophytes
In: van Vierssen, W., M.J.M. Hootsmans, and J.E. Vermaat (eds.). Lake Veluwe, a macrophyte-dominated system under eutrophication stress. Geobotany 21, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 175-192.

Blindow, I., Hootsmans, M.J.M. (1991)
Allelopathic effects from Chara spp. on two species of unicellular green algae
In: Hootsmans, M.J.M., Vermaat, J.E. Macrophytes, a key to understanding changes caused by eutrophication in shallow freshwater ecosystems. pp. 139-144.


other publications

other publications

2010 - 2015

Ortlieb, F., Dunst, A., Mundt, F., Blindow, I., Fischer, K.
Bissverletzungen durch Kreuzottern (Vipera berus) auf der Insel Hiddensee (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) in den Jahren 2003 bis 2009
Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 19: 165-174 (2012)

Blindow, I., Meyer, J.
Submerse Makrophyten während Eutrophierung und Re-Mesotrophierung – ein Vergleich von inneren und äußeren Boddengewässern
Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge, in press.

Meyer, J., Blindow, I.
Methodenstudie zur Sedimentation in Flachwasserbereichen
Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge, in press.

2000 - 2009

Blindow. I.
Die Landlebensräume Hiddensees und ihre Besonderheiten für die Vogelwelt
Meer und Museum 21: 35-50 (2008)

Blindow, I.
Schwedische Artenschutzprogramme für bedrohte Characeen
Rostocker Meeresbiol. Beitr. 19: 23-28 (2008)

Lendzion, J., Schirmel, J., Köppler, A., Blindow, I., Hampicke, U., Zerbe, S.
Biodiversität und Management von Salzgrasländern und Dünenheiden im Nationalpark Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft
BfN-Skripten 243:117-120 (2008)

Blindow, I.
Treffen der „Biologischen Stationen“ in Deutschland

Blindow, I., Krause, W., Ljungstrand, E., Koistinen, M.
Bestämningsnyckel för kransalger i Sverige (Key to charophytes in Sweden)
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 101: 165-220 (2007)
Note: In Swedish with English summary

Blindow, I.
Neugründung will die Ausbildung von Biologiestudenten unterstützen: Das “Netzwerk der Biologischen Stationen Deutschlands”
Zool. Mitt. 2006: 33-38 (2006)

Blindow, I.
Netzwerk der Biologischen Stationen Deutschlands
Nachrichten der Gesellschaft für Ökologie Dez. 2006: 13. (2006)

Blindow, I.
Biologische Stationen vernetzen sich
Biologie in unserer Zeit 6/2006: 346 (2006)

Blindow, I., Wallström, K.
Kransalgskursen vid Erken
Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 99: 347 (2005)
Note: Course in charophyte determination at Lake Erken. In Swedish.

Blindow, I.
Kransalger (Charophyta)
In: Gärdenfors, U. (ed.). The 2005 Red List of Swedish species. ArtDatabanken, Uppsala. pp. 185-188 (2005)

Blindow, I., Rost, E., Jachner, J., Frey, S., Dilger, M.
Entwicklung eines Schlüssels zur Bestimmung von Characeen-Oosporen – eine Projektbeschreibung (Development of a determination key for charophyte oospores – a project description)
Rostocker Meeresbiol. Beitr. 13: 27-33. (2004)
Note: In German with English abstract

Langangen, A., Koistinen, M., Blindow, I.
The charophytes of Finland
Mem. Soc. Fauna Flora Fenn. 78: 17-48 (2002)

Blindow, I.
Charophytes along the Swedish coast: Occurrence and ecology
Schriftenr. Landschaftspflege Naturschutz 72: 39-40 (2001)

Blindow, I.
Kransalger i Skåne (Charophytes in Scania)
Länsstyrelsen i Skåne län, Rapportserien Skåne i utveckling 99: 34 (2000)
Note: In Swedish

Blindow, I.
Kransalger (Charophyta)
In: Gärdenfors, U. (ed.). The 2000 Red List of Swedish species. ArtDatabanken, Uppsala. pp. 89-92 (2000)

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Andersson, G.
Long-term waterfowl fluctuations in relation to alternative states in two shallow lakes
In: F.A. Comin, J.A. Herrera-Silveira and J. Ramirez-Ramirez (Editors). Limnology and Aquatic Birds. Second International Symposium. Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, 24-27 November 1997, 165-175 (2000)

1990 - 1999

Hargeby, A.,Blindow, I., Gezelius, L.
Development of plankton, water chemistry and submerged vegetation during a shift to turbid conditions in Lake Tåkern, Sweden
Abstract, Shallow Lakes (1998), Berlin

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Andersson, G.
Seasonal development of submerged macrophytes, plankton and water chemistry in Lake Krankesjön
Abstract, Shallow Lakes (1998), Berlin

Blindow, I.
Faktablad kransalger
ArtDatabanken, SLU (1998)
Online: (Facts about Charophytes)
Note: In Swedish

Langangen, A.,Blindow, I., Koistinen, M.
Tolypella canadensis Sawa (Charophyceae), a charophyte new to the flora of Finland
Memoranda Societatis pro Fauna et Flora Fennica 73: 53-56 (1997)

Blindow, I.
Kransalger i Blekinge. Blekinges Natur
Årsbok: 87-104 (1997)
Note: Charophytes in the province of Blekinge, southern Sweden. In Swedish

Giegold, T., Tutturen, B., Blindow, I.
Inventering av kransalger inom sju kommuner på Södertörn 1995
Södertörnekologerna (1996)
Note: Stoneworts in the Södertörn-area, Sweden. In Swedish

Blindow, I.
Rödlistade arter
Kransalger. s. 115 i: Sveriges Nationalatlas (1996). Band: Växter och djur (red. Gustafsson, L. & Ahlén, I)
Note: Threatened species. Stoneworts. In Swedish

Blindow, I.
Kransalger (Charophyta)
s. 133-140 i: Aronsson, M., Hallingbäck, T. & Mattsson, J.-E. (red.): Rödlistade växter i Sverige 1995 (Swedish red data book of plants 1995). ArtDatabanken Uppsala
Note: In Swedish

Blindow, I., Andersson, G., Hargeby, A.
Krankesjön, en fågelsjös tillfrisknande. Limnologiska undersökningar samt förslag till ett framtida kontrollprogram
Rapport till Lunds kommun, Park- och naturförvaltningen i Lund (1995)
Note: In Swedish

Blindow, I., Gezelius, L., Hargeby, A.
Det spirar under vattenytan - undervattensvegetationens utveckling i Tåkern 1994
Vingspegeln 14: 62-69 (1995)
Note: The development of submerged vegetation in L. Tåkern during 1994. In Swedish

Blindow, I., Langangen, A.
Kransalger i Jämtland
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 89: 111-117 (1995)
Note: Charophyta in the province of Jämtland, northern Sweden. In Swedish with English summary

Blindow, I., Langangen, A.
Kransalgen Lamprothamnium papulosum i Sverige
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 89: 171-174 (1995)
Note: The charophyte Lamprothamnium papulosum in Sweden. In Swedish with English summary

Hargeby, A., Gezelius, L., Blindow, I.
Studier av undervattensvegetation, plankton och vattenkemi i Tåkern 1995
s. 30-31 i Tåkerns fältstation (red). Fältarbete (1995). Rapport till Tåkernfonden WWF.
Note: In Swedish

Langangen, A., Blindow, I.
Kransalgen Tolypella canadensis Sawa i Skandinavia
Polarflokken 19: 131-137 (1995)
Note: The charophyte Tolypella canadensis in Scandinavia. In Norwegian with English summary.

Blindow, I. 
Sällsynta och hotade kransalger i Sverige
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 88: 65-73 (1994)
Note: Rare and threatened charophytes in Sweden. In Swedish with English summary

Blindow, I.
Kransalgen Nitella batrachosperma i Sverige
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 87: 93-95 (1993). (Nitella batrachosperma (Charophyta) in Sweden - In Swedish with English summary)

Blindow, I.
Reasons for the decline of Charophytes in eutrophicated lakes in Scania (Sweden)
Bull. Soc. bot. Fr. 138, 95 (1991)

Blindow, I.
Interactions between submersed macrophytes, epiphyton and phytoplankton
Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Ecology / Limnology, University of Lund Sweden (1991)

Blindow, I., Andersson, G., Hargeby, A.
Submerged macrophytes in shallow lakes and their importance for waterfowl
In: Finlayson, C.M. & Larsson, T. (eds.): Wetland management and restoration. Proc. Workshop, Sweden 1990, Swedish Environm. Prot. Agency Report 3992: pp. 72-79. Solna (1991)

Andersson, G., Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Johansson, S.
Det våras för Krankesjön
Anser 29: 53-62 (1990)
Note: The recovery of Lake Krankesjön. In Swedish with English summary

Blindow, I., Krause, W.
Bestämningsnyckel för svenska kransalger
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 84: 119-160 (1990)
Note: Key to the Swedish species of Charophyta. In Swedish with English summary

1980 - 1989

Blindow, I.
Sjöfågelföda i Tåkern - var furagerar fåglarna?
Vingspegeln 8: 68-73 (1989)
Note: Waterfowl food in Lake Tåkern. In Swedish

Blindow, I., Krause, W.
Kransalgen Tolypella glomerata i Sverige
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 83: 196-198 (1989)
Note: Tolypella glomerata (Characeae) refound in Sweden. In Swedish with English summary

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Johansson, S., Andersson, G.
Sjöfågelföda i Tåkern och Krankesjön - stabilitet och förändringar
Vingspegeln 7: 40-46 (1988) (Waterfowl food in Lake Tåkern and Lake Krankesjön
Note: Stability and changes. In Swedish

Blindow, I., Hargeby, A., Johansson, S., Andersson, G.
Sjöfågel och fågelföda i Tåkern och Krankesjön
Vingspegeln 5: 65-74 (1986)
Note: Waterfowl and their food in Lake Tåkern. In Swedish

Blindow, I.
Undervattensväxter viktiga i fågelsjöar
Fauna och Flora 81: 235-244 (1986)
Note: Importance of submerged macrophytes for waterfowl. In Swedish

Blindow, I.
Skånska kransalger
Skånes Natur 72: 17-20 (1985)
Note: Charophyta in Scania. In Swedish

Blindow, I., Hamrin, S.F., Larsson, P.-E.
Förekomsten av Procambarus clarkii i Skåne hösten 1984
Limnologiska Avdelningen Lund (1984)
Note: The occurrence of Procambarus clarkii in Scania autumn 1984. In Swedish

Blindow, I. 
Limnologische Freiland- und Laboruntersuchungen an biologisch geklärtem Abwasser
Diplomarbeit, Botanisches Institut der Universität Münster (1982)
Note: Limnological field and laboratory studies on biologically purified waste water. In German