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Elements of Marine Ecology

By: RV Tait and FA Dipper

462 pages, Figs, tabs, maps


Paperback | Jan 1998 | Edition: 4 | #48497 | ISBN: 0750620889
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New to this edition is a chapter covering human impacts on the marine environment. contains lots of useful and interesting information, which can be relied upon. The book covers al the oceans of the world and contains a comprehensive bibliography updated for the earlier editions. Recommended. Torpedo 28, Sept 1998 News Bulletin (British Marine Life Study Society)


INCLUDE: Preface; Foreword; The oceans; Marine plankton; Measuring and sampling; The seawater habitat - physical and chemical conditions; Organic production in the sea; The sea bottom; Energetics of a marine ecosystem; The seashore; Sea fisheries; Human impact on the marine environment; Appendix 1: Topics for further study and class discussion; Appendix 2: Some laboratory exercises; Appendix 3: Some field course exercises, abundance scales, and a field course book list; Appendix 4: Marine stations and other organisations; Index.

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