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The Wadden Sea Ecosystem: Stability Mechanisms and Processes

By: S Dittmann

350 pages, 75 figs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #101337 | ISBN: 3540655328
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About this book

Describes distribution patterns of abiotic and biotic components over space and time and their regeneration following experimentally induced and natural disturbances.


Contents

Introduction; ELAWAT: Goals and Conceptual Framework; Study Area: The Backbarrier Tidal Flats of Spiekeroog; Statistical Models and Techniques for the Analysis of Conditions of an Ecological System; Spatial and Temporal Distribution Patterns and Their Underlying Causes; Recolonization of Tidal Flats After Disturbance; Effects of the Ice Winter 1995/96; Grid-Based Modelling of Macrozoobenthos in the Intertidal of the Wadden Sea: Potentials and Limitations; Stability Properties in the Wadden Sea; Assessing Stability Properties: How Suitable is this Approach for Ecosystem Research in the Wadden Sea?- Joint Research Projects: Experiences and Recommendations; Protection of Processes in the Wadden Sea; Summary; Appendix; Index (References in each chapter).

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