Books  Habitats & Ecosystems  Coasts & Islands 

Coastal Marine Ecosystems of Latin America

Series: Ecological Studies Volume: 144

Edited By: U Seeliger and B Kjerfve

350 pages, 69 figs, 6 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #113090 | ISBN: 3540672281
Availability: Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £199.99 $262/€224 approx

About this book

Review on the structure, processes and function of 20 important Latin American coastal marine ecosystems.

From the reviews "... I can highly recommend this book to all those who (start to) work in Latin America's coastal environments be it for basic, applied, or conservation research. They will find it a good introduction and overview. It should be present in all university libraries, not only those in Latin America." (Aquatic Ecology)


Contents

From the contents: The tectonic and geological environment of coastal South America.- The Gulf of Honduras.- The coastal lagoon Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombia.- The Maracaibo System,Venezuela.- The Orinoco River Delta, Venezuela.- The Itamataca estuarine ecosystem, Brazil.- the Abrolhos Reefs of Brazil.- The Cabo Frio upwelling system, Brazil.- Baja de Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.- The Lagunar region and estuary ecosystem of Cananeia, Brazil.- The subtropical estuarine complex of Paranagua Bay, Brazil.- The convergence ecosystem in the southwest Atlantic.- The Patos Lagoon Estuary, Brazil.- The Rio de la Plata Estuary, Argentina-Uruguay.- The Bahia Blanca Estuary, Argentina.- The sand beach ecosystem of Chile.- The Peruvian coastal upwelling system. The Gulf of Guayaquil and the Guayas River estuary, Ecuador.- The estuary ecosystem of Buenaventura Bay, Colombia.- Eastern Pacific coral reef ecosystems.- The tropical Pacific coast of Mexico.- And much more ...

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

Rocky Shores

Pre-pub offer: £29.99 £34.99 (Save £5.00) $39/€34 approx

The Essential Guide to Beachcombing and the Strandline

NHBS Special Offer Price: £15.99 £16.99 (Save £1.00) $21/€18 approx (ends 31/08/2018)

Messages from Islands

NHBS Price: £24.50 $32/€27 approx

Inventory of Eelgrass Beds in Devon and Dorset 2004

NHBS Price: £22.10 inc VAT $29/€25 approx

Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management

NHBS Price: £67.99 $89/€76 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194