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TextbookOut of Print

Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: A Horne and C Goldman

480 pages, 8 col plates, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 2 | #35185 | ISBN: 0071133593
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | Edition: 2 | #18072 | ISBN: 0070236739
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Textbook covering the physics, chemistry and biology of lake systems. The basic concepts of limnology are illustrated by examples drawn from Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, the Arctic, Europe, Japan, and New Zealand. In this edition extra coverage is included on wetlands and large rivers.


Contents: Limnology: Past, Present, and Future
The Structure of Aquatic Ecosystems
Water and Light
Water Movement
Chemicals and Growth Factors
Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide
Other Nutrients
Organisms in Lakes, Streams, and Estuaries
Phytoplankton and Periphyton
Zooplankton and Zoobenthos
Fish and Fisheries
Food-Chain Dynamics
Streams and Rivers
Big Rivers and their Floodplains
Origins of Lakes and Estuaries, Euthrophication, and Paleolimnology
Comparative and Regional Limnology
Applied Limnology

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