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Lake Ecosystem Ecology A Global Perspective

By: Gene E Likens(Editor)
463 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Academic Press
Lake Ecosystem Ecology
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  • Lake Ecosystem Ecology ISBN: 9780123820020 Hardback May 2010 Usually dispatched within 1 week
Price: £71.99
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A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Lake Ecosystem Ecology examines the workings of the lake and reservoir ecosystems of our planet. Information and perspectives crucial to the understanding and management of current environmental problems are covered, such as eutrophication, acid rain and climate change. Because the articles are drawn from an encyclopaedia, they are easily accessible to interested members of the public, such as conservationists and environmental decision makers. It includes an up-to-date summary of global aquatic ecosystems and issues. It covers current environmental problems and management solutions. It features full-color figures and tables to support the text and aid in understanding.


Introduction to Lake Ecosystem Ecology: A Global Perspective, G.E. Likens
- Lake Ecosystems: Structure, Function and Change
- Lakes as Ecosystems, W.M. Lewis
- Ecological Zonation in Lakes, M. Lewis
- Littoral Zone, J.A. Peters, D.M. Lodge
- Benthic Invertebrate Fauna, Lake and Reservoirs, D. L Strayer
- Trophic Dynamics in Aquatic Ecosystems, U. Gaedke
- Eutrophication of Lakes and Reservoirs, V. Istvánovics
- Paleolimnology, J.P. Smol
- Effects of Climate Change on Lakes, W.F. Vincent
- Modeling of Lake Ecosystems, L. Håkanson

Hydrodynamics and Mixing in Lakes
- Biological-Physical Interactions, C.S. Reynolds
- Mixing Dynamics in Lakes Across Climatic Zones, S. MacIntyre, J.M. Melack
- Density Stratification and Stability, B. Boehrer, M. Schultze
- Small-Scale Turbulence and Mixing: Energy Fluxes in Stratified Lakes, A. Wüest, A. Lorke
- The Benthic Boundary Layer (in Rivers, Lakes, and Reservoirs), A. Lorke, S. MacIntyre
- Currents in Stratified Water Bodies 1: Density-Driven Flows, F. Peeters, R. Kipfer
- Currents in Stratified Water Bodies 2: Internal Waves, L. Boegman
- Currents in Stratified Water Bodies 3: Effects of Rotation, J.P. Antenucci
- Currents in the Upper Mixed Layer and in Unstratified Water Bodies, F.J. Rueda, J. Vidal
- Meromictic Lakes, K.M. Stewart, K.F. Walker, G.E. Likens

Lakes and Reservoirs of the World
- Origins of Types of Lake Basins, D.K. Branstrator
- Geomorphology of Lake Basins, B. Timms
- Reservoirs, C. Nilsson
- Abundance and Size Distribution of Lakes, Ponds and Impoundments, J.A. Downing, C.M. Duarte
- Saline Inland Waters, M.J. Waiser, R.D. Robarts
- Antarctica, J.C. Priscu, C.M. Foreman
- Arctic, G.W. Kling

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By: Gene E Likens(Editor)
463 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Academic Press
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