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Estuarine Indicators

Series: Marine Science Series (CRC) Volume: 28

Edited By: SA Bortone

568 pages, Col & b/w illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #150456 | ISBN: 0849328225
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NHBS Price: £120.00 $151/€143 approx

About this book

This book integrates the methods and protocols of indicator development and evaluation, assessment tools and techniques, understanding scaling and variability, temporal trends for long-term studies, and environmental factors into a meaningful and holistic approach.


Contents

THE QUEST FOR THE "PERFECT" ESTUARINE INDICATOR: AN INTRODUCTION - S.A. Bortone; USING MULTIPLE RESPONSE BIOINDICATORS TO ASSESS THE HEALTH OF ESTUARINE ECOSYSTEMS: AN OPERATIONAL FRAMEWORKS - .M. Adams; PHYSICAL PROCESSES AFFECTING ESTUARINE HEALTH - J. Hubertz, X. Huang, V. Kolluru, and J. Edinger; USING STATISTICAL MODELS TO SIMULATE SALINITY VARIABILITY IN ESTUARIES - F.E. Marshall, IIIUSING SATELLITE IMAGERY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING TO INTERPRET OCEANOGRAPHIC INFLUENCES ON ESTUARINE AND COASTAL WATERS - B.D. Keller and B.D. Causey; DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES FOR COASTAL SEDIMENTS - E.R. Long and G.M. Sloane; SEDIMENT HABITAT ASSESSMENT FOR TARGETED NEAR-COASTAL AREASM.A. Lewis; BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES AS INDICATORS OF ESTUARINE AND SEDIMENT CONDITIONS - E.C. Milbrandt; MICROBIAL BIOFILMS AS INTEGRATIVE SENSORS OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY - R.A. Snyder, M.A. Lewis, A. Nocker, and J.E. Lepo; DIATOM INDICATORS OF ECOSYSTEM CHANGE IN SUBTROPICAL COASTAL WETLANDS - E. Gaiser, A. Wachnicka, P. Ruiz, F. Tobias, and M. Ross; USING MICROALGAL INDICATORS TO ASSESS HUMAN- AND CLIMATE-INDUCED ECOLOGICAL CHANGE IN ESTUARIES - H.W. Paerl, J. Dyble, J.L. Pinckney, L.M. Valdes, D.F. Millie, P.H. Moisander, J.T. Morris, B. Bendis, and M.F. Piehler; A HIERARCHICAL APPROACH TO THE EVALUATION OF VARIABILITY IN ECOINDICATORS OF THE SEAGRASS THALASSIA TESTUDINUM - J.W. Hackney and M.J. Durako; EVALUATING INDICATORS OF SEAGRASS STRESS TO LIGHT - P.D. Biber, H.W. Paerl, C.L. Gallegos, and W.J. Kenworthy; SIGNIFICANCE OF CONSIDERING MULTIPLE ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES WHEN USING HABITAT AS AN INDICATOR OF ESTUARINE CONDITION - M.J. Hunt and P.H. Doering; USING SEAGRASS COVERAGE AS AN INDICATOR OF ECOSYSTEM CONDITION - C.A. Corbett, P.H. Doering, K.A. Madley, J.A. Ott, and D.A. Tomasko; MANGROVES AS AN INDICATOR OF ESTUARINE CONDITIONS IN RESTORATION AREASK. Worley; MOLECULAR AND ORGANISMAL INDICATORS OF CHRONIC AND INTERMITTENT HYPOXIA IN MARINE CRUSTACEA - M. Brouwer, N.J. Brown-Peterson, P. Larkin, S. Manning, N. Denslow, and K. Rose; SPIONID POLYCHAETES AS ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS: AN EXAMPLE FROM TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA - T.L. Dix, D.J. Karlen, S.A. Grabe, B.K. Goetting, C.M. Holden, and S.E. Markham; TREMATODE PARASITES AS ESTUARINE INDICATORS: OPPORTUNITIES, APPLICATIONS, AND COMPARISONS WITH CONVENTIONAL COMMUNITY APPROACHES - T.C. Huspeni, R.F. Hechinger, and K.D. Lafferty; MACROBENTHIC PROCESS-INDICATORS OF ESTUARINE CONDITION - C.F. Rakocinski and G.A. Zapfe; USING MACROINVERTEBRATES TO DOCUMENT THE EFFECTS OF A STORM WATER-INDUCED NUTRIENT GRADIENT ON A SUBTROPICAL ESTUARY - G. Graves, M. Thompson, G. Schmitt, D. Fike, C. Kelly, and J. Tyrrell; NEKTON SPECIES COMPOSITION AS A BIOLOGICAL INDICATOR OF ALTERED FRESHWATER INFLOW INTO ESTUARIES - M. Shirley, P. O'Donnell, V. McGee, and T. Jones; EVALUATING NEARSHORE COMMUNITIES AS INDICATORS OF ECOSYSTEM HEALTH - D.M. Bilkovic, C.H. Hershner, M.R. Berman, K.J. Havens, and D.M. Stanhope; FISHES AS EST

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