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Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology

Edited By: RSK Barnes and KH Mann

270 pages, Illus, figs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Dec 1991 | Edition: 2 | #17347 | ISBN: 0632029838
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Hardback | Dec 1991 | Edition: 2 | #15758 | ISBN: 0632029811
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About this book

Revised edition of the earlier work Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecosystems. Concentrates on the fundamental features common to all aquatic systems, both marine and freshwater. This unique synthesis allows for the discussion of ecological processes comparatively, across environments.


Contents

Contributors. Preface. Part 1: Introduction. 1. Organisms and Ecosystems (K.H. Mann). Part 2: Aquatic Ecosystems. 2. Ecology of Water columns (I . Valiela). 3. Ecology of Coastal Ecosystems (I. Valiela). 4. Ecology of Deep--Water Zones (B.T. Hargrave). 5. Lakes and Oceans as Functional Who9les (D.W. Schindler). 6. Aquatic Ecosystems and Global Ecology (D.W. Schindler). Part 3: Aquatic Individuals and Communities. 7. Community Organization in Marine and Freshwater Environments (C.R. Townsend). 8. Reproduction, Life Histories and Dispersal, (R.S.K. Barnes). 9. Speciation and Biogeography. (J.H.R. Gee). 10. Specialist Aquatic Feeding Mechanism (J.H.R. Gee). Part 4: Habitat Types Peculiar to Aquatic Systems. 11. Reefs (R.N. Hughes). 12. Streams and Rivers: One--Way Flow Systems (M.J. Winterbourn and C.R. Townsend). Part 5: Human Effects. 13. Impacts of Mana s Activities on Aquatic Systems (B.T. Hargrave). Index.

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