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Biological Oceanography An Introduction

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By: Carol M Lalli and Timothy R Parsons
314 pages, 36 colour plates, line illus, figs, tabs
Biological Oceanography
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  • Biological Oceanography ISBN: 9780750633840 Edition: 2 Paperback Apr 1997 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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About this book

Describes the major marine environments and the marine organisms living in pelagic and benthic habitats. Emphasis is placed on biological production and food chains and their geographical variation according to different physical and chemical regimes.

Contents

Introduction; The abiotic environment; Phytoplankton and primary production; Zooplankton; Energy flow and mineral cycling; Nekton and fisheries oceanography; Benthos; Benthic communities; Human impacts on marine biota; Appendices; Further reading; Answers and comments to questions; Glossary; Index

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Textbook
By: Carol M Lalli and Timothy R Parsons
314 pages, 36 colour plates, line illus, figs, tabs
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"A very good introduction to biological oceanography for both biologically trained and non-biologically trained students."
- Professor Michael Orren, Head of Oceanography, University College Galway

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