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The Biology of Particles in Aquatic Systems

Edited By: RS Wotton

326 pages, B/w photos, figs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | Edition: 2 | #45498 | ISBN: 0873719050
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Presents the latest information on particulate and dissolved matter found in aquatic habitats ranging from small streams to oceans.


General Introduction (R.S. Wotton). The Classification of Particulate and Dissolved Matter (R.S. Wotton). Sampling and Analysis of Particulate and Dissolved Matter (P.J. Wangersky). Origin and Formation of Organic and Inorganic Particles in Aquatic Systems (G.M. Ward, A.K. Ward, C.N. Dahm, and N.G. Aumen). Physico-Chemical Factors in Particle Aggregation (B.D. Johnson, K. Kranck, and D.K. Muschenheim). Seasonal and Diel Changes in Particulate and Dissolved Organic Matter (C.M. Burney). Dynamics of Particulate and Dissolved Organic Matter over the Substratum of Water Bodies (M.A. Lock). The Dynamics of Surface Microlayers in Aquatic Environments (J.S. Maki and M. Hermansson). Methods for Capturing Particles in Benthic Animals (R.S. Wotton). Zooplankton Particle Selection and Feeding Mechanisms (H.A. Vanderploeg). Particulate and Dissolved Organic Matter as Food (R.S. Wotton). The Functional Significance of Selection of Particles by Aquatic Animals during Building Behavior (D. Dudgeon). Index.

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