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Contemporary Reefs

By: BV Preobrazhensky

324 pages, 7 b/w plates, figs, maps

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #30169 | ISBN: 9061919452
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NHBS Price: £189.00 $240/€226 approx

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Covers all aspects of coral reef study, including history of research, problems, morphology & facies, biology, stability, energetics, classification and formation.


Historical resume of research on reefs; Problems in studies of the reef ecosystem; Morphology and facies; Biology of corals; Stability of reef system against destruction; Analysis of energetics of natural reefs; Lithogenic processes in the reef; Modelling the reef ecosystem; Principles of reef classification; Brief description of some reefs; Problems of reef formation; Addendum.

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