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Handbook of Scaling Methods in Aquatic Ecology: Measurements, Analysis, Simulation

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: Laurent Seuront and Peter G Strutton

600 pages, Col and b/w figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137925 | ISBN: 0849313449
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Incorporates new modeling techniques for observing small-scale biological processes such as bacterial chemotaxis, zooplankton behaviour, and organismal responses to turbulence. The text includes coverage of nonlinear analysis techniques and the application of concepts from chaos theory to problems of spatial and temporal patterns in aquatic theory.


MEASUREMENTSComparison of bio-optical scale resolution from CTD and microstructure measurements, by F. Wolk, L. Seuront, H. Yamazaki and S. LetermeMeasurement of zooplankton distributions with a high-resolution digitalcamera system, by M.C. Benfield, C.J. Schwehm, R.G. Fredericks, G.Squyres, S.F. Keenan and M.V. TrevorrowPlanktonic Layers: physical and biological interactions on the small-scale, by T.J. CowlesScales of Biological-Physical Coupling in the Equatorial Pacific, by P.G. Strutton and F.P ChavezAcoustic remote sensing of photosynthetic activity in seagrass beds, by J.-P. HermandMultiscale in situ measurements of intertidal benthic production and respiration, by D. Davoult, A. Mign? and N. SpilmontSpatially Extensive, High Resolution Images of Rocky Shore Communities, by D. Blakeway, C. Robles, D. Fuentes and H.-L. QiuFood web dynamics in stable isotope ecology: time integration of different trophic levels, by C.M. O'Reilly, P. Verburg, R.E. Hecky, P.D. Plisnier and A.S. CohenSynchrotron-based infrared imaging of Euglena gracilis single cells, by C. Hirschmugl, M. Bunta and M. GiordanoSignaling during mating in the pelagic copepod, Temora longicornis, by J. Yen, A. Prusaz, M. Caun, M.H. Doall, J. Brown and J.R. StricklerExperimental validation of an individual-based model for zooplankton swarming, by N.S. Banas, D.P. Wang and J. YenANALYSISOn skipjack tuna dynamics: similarity at several scales, by A.P. Solari, J.J. Castro and C. BasThe temporal scaling of environmental variability in rivers and lakes, by H. Cyr, P.J. Dillon and J.E. ParkerBiogeochemical variability at the sea surface: how it is linked to process response times, by A. Mahadevan and J.W. CampbellChallenges in the analysis and simulation of benthic community patterns, by M.P. JohnsonFractal dimension estimation in studies of epiphytal and epilithic communities- strengths and weaknesses, by J. DavenportRank-size analysis and vertical phytoplankton distribution patterns, by J.G. MitchellAn introduction to wavelets, by I.M. Dremin, Ivanov, O.V. and V.A. NechitailoFractal characterization of spatial distributions of plankton on Georges Bank, by K.E. Fisher, P.H. Wiebe and B.D. MalamudOrientation of sea fans perpendicular to the flow, by T.R. Osborn and G.K. OstraderWhy are large, delicate, gelatinous organisms so successful in the ocean's interior?, by T.R. Osborn and D. BarberQuantifying zooplankton swimming behavior: the question of scale, by L. Seuront, M.C. Brewer and J.R. StricklerIdentification of iterations in copepod populations using a qualitativestudy of stage-structured population models, by S. Souissi and O. BernardSIMULATIONThe importance of spatial scale in the modeling of aquatic ecosystems, by D.L. DeAngelis, W.M. Mooij and A. BassetPatterns in models of plankton dynamics in a heterogeneous environment, by H. Malchow, A.B. Medvinsky and S.V. PetrovskiiSeeing the wood for the trees, and

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