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Ecology Of Coastal Waters

Author : Kenneth H. Mann
ISBN : 0865425507
Genre : Science
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Ecology of Coastal Waters with Implications for Management, Second Edition is the most up-to-date book available on coastal marine ecosystems. Students will easily relate to the content of the book as subjects are divided by the environment and scientific principles are applied to steps in the management and the decision making process. This is the ideal text for undergraduate and graduate life science students as well as for practicing professionals.

Ecology Of Baltic Coastal Waters

Author : Ulrich Schiewer
ISBN : 3540735240
Genre : Science
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The first comprehensive overview of the enormous ecological diversity of Baltic coastal ecosystems is presented in this volume provides. A short introduction into the Baltic Sea as a reference ecosystem is followed by detailed descriptions of the characteristics of coastal ecosystems. Ecological case studies from four regions illustrate the different reactions of these ecosystems to natural and anthropogenic influences.

Biology And Ecology Of Shallow Coastal Waters

Author : Anastasios Eleftheriou
ISBN : 8785215287
Genre : Coastal ecology
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Ecological Studies In The Coastal Waters Of Mauritania

Author : W.J. Wolff
ISBN : 9789401119863
Genre : Science
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This volume on the ecology of Mauritanian coastal waters and in particular the Banc d'Arguin, allows us to understand the functioning of this remarkable coastal wetland. Major questions concern the interaction between the Banc d'Arguin ecosystem on the one hand and the adjoining systems of the open ocean with its intensive upwelling phenomena and the Sahara desert on the other. Is the Banc d'Arguin ecosystem relatively isolated from its surroundings and does it function as a tropical pocket in a more temperate surrounding, as suggested by Sevrin-Reyssac (1983); or does it interact with both the Sahara and the Atlantic Ocean? At the Banc d'Arguin, the area between the estuarine parts and the open ocean is extremely shallow and largely uncharted. Large research vessels cannot penetrate the shallows, whereas small vessels are often unable to negotiate the outer part of the shallow area due to rough weather conditions. Hence, separate teams report on work at the seaward side of this shallow sill and at the landward side. In addition, other teams address different questions, such as the productivity of the seagrass beds and the benthic fauna, the number of birds spending the summer at the Banc d'Arguin, and the distribution of several taxonomic groups of flora and fauna.

Environmental Studies 2e

Author : JOSEPH
ISBN : 9781259082832
Genre : Environmental protection
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Meant for all the undergraduate students of Indian Universities, this book meets the syllabus requirements of UGC. Maintaining a holistic approach throughout, the book offers easy and logical comprehension. Excellent clarity in concepts renders the subject easy for all the students irrespective of their background at school level. Key features Comprehensive coverage of Pollution, Components of Environment and Biodiversity (core to the syllabus). Important topics like Genetic Engineering in relation to Biodiversity and Catalytic Converters and Electrostatic Precipitators dealt with in detail. (Refer chapter 5 & 6) The International Conventions and Protocols for Environmental Protection discussed in detail. (Not a feature in competition) Quality Diagrams: Enables clear understanding of the concepts. ( For example: Refer diagrams on Sulphur Cycle and Rain Water Harvesting) Currentness: Latest statistical data included. ( For example: Refer Page Number 158, The Top Ten of Worst Polluted Places- As per 2007 ratings) Pedagogical Features : Review questions - 203 Objective-type questions- 146 Cases from the Indian scenario -- will help in the field work and report- 35 Short Answer Questions. 136 Glossary of technical terms frequently used in Environmental Science New to the edition: Addition of 6 new Case Studies. Inclusion of topics like, Ecological Succession, In situ and Ex situ Conservation, etC. Moved chapter on Science of Environment from text to the OLC Clarity in concepts. Quality diagrams. Currentness in the data given. Presence of strong pedagogical features

Selected Water Resources Abstracts

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ISBN : UOM:39015034724073
Genre : Hydrology
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Selected Water Resources Abstracts

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00125833O
Genre : Water
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Proceedings Of The Estonian Academy Of Sciences Biology And Ecology

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Phytoplankton And Equilibrium Concept The Ecology Of Steady State Assemblages

Author : Luigi Naselli-Flores
ISBN : 9789401726665
Genre : Science
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This volume summarises the outcome of the 13th Workshop of the International Association of Phytoplankton Taxonomy and Ecology (IAP) on if, and if so under what conditions phytoplankton assemblages reach equilibrium in natural environments. Quite a number of ecological concepts use terms such as: ecological equilibrium, stability, steady-state, climax, stable state, etc. However, these ecological concepts often have been "translations" of scientific theories developed in physics or chemistry but they almost always lack scientific corroboration, the problem being that often these concepts remain vague and they are not formally defined. Here an attempt to formally recognize what "equilibrium" is in phytoplankton ecology is traced. The book also contains papers by leading scientists on the taxonomy of two selected key groups: cryptomonads and filamentous cyanoprokaryotes. This volume is addressed to all those involved in phytoplankton taxonomy and ecology and in ecology itself.

Soil Ecology And Management

Author : Joann K. Whalen
ISBN : 9781845935634
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Describes the organisms inhabiting the soil, their functions and interactions and the dimensions of human impact on the activity of soil organisms and soil ecological function; and discusses basic soil characteristics and biogeochemical cycling, key soil flora and fauna, community-level dynamics (soil food webs) and the ecological and pedological functions of soil organisms. Also conveys an understanding of how human activities impact upon soil ecology in a section on ecosystem management and its effects on soil biota.

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