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Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 4: Zoological Indicators


Series: Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments Series Volume: 4

Edited By: John P Smol, H John B Birks and William M Last

217 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133115 | ISBN: 1402006586
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Deals with the major zoological indicators used in paleolimnology.

This book is an excellent compendium of modern uses and techniques of various zoological indicators (other than protozoa, rotifers and sponges). The editors have done a superb job in keeping the chapters broadly focused and aimed at the introductory level, making the content of this volume accessible to other specialist and non-specialist alike from a variety of disciplines. (Lisa E. Park, Dept. of Geology, University of Akron, OH, USA in Journal of Paleolimnology, 30:4)


Preface. The Editors. Aims & Scope of Developments in Paleoevironmental Research Book Series. Editors and Board of Advisors of Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research Book Series. Contents of Volumes 1 to 4. Safety Considerations and Caution. Dedication. List of Contributors. 1. Zoological indicators in lake sediments: an introduction; J.P. Smol, et al. 2. Cladocera and other branchiopod crustaceans; A. Korhola, M. Rautio. 3. Midges: Chironomidae and related Diptera. I.R. Walker. 4. Coleoptera and Trichoptera. S.A. Elias. 5. Oribatid mites; T. Solhoy. 6. Bryozoan statoblasts; D.R. Francis. 7. Ostracoda; J.A. Holmes. 8. Freshwater molluscs; B.B. Miller, M.J.S. Tevesz. 9. Fish; W.P. Patterson, G.R. Smith. Glossary, Acronyms and Abbreviations. Subject Index.

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