Limnology

Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: 9780080574394
Release Date: 2001-05-10
Number of pages: 1006
Author: Robert G. Wetzel
Publisher: Academic Press

Download and read online Limnology in PDF and EPUB Limnology is the study of the structural and functional interrelationships of organisms of inland waters as they are affected by their dynamic physical, chemical, and biotic environments. Limnology: Lake and River Ecosystems, 3rd Edition, is a new edition of this established classic text. The coverage remains rigorous and uncompromising and has been thoroughly reviewed and updated with evolving recent research results and theoretical understanding. In addition, the author has expanded coverage of lakes to reservoir and river ecosystems in comparative functional analyses.


Limnology

Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0130337757
Release Date: 2002-01
Number of pages: 592
Author: Jacob Kalff
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

Download and read online Limnology in PDF and EPUB Written from an ecosystem perspective, this user-friendly and thorough book discusses, without the use of jargon, events that happen below the waterline of lakes, rivers, and wetlands and links them back to the attributers of the drainage basins, the overlying atmosphere and climate, which have a major impact on inland waters and their biota. It also contains a large number of easy-to-comprehend figures and tables that reinforce the written material and provide evidence for statements made. The focus on how fundamental limnology applies to environmental management and conservation shows readers that fundamental science can (and does) make a major contribution to solving environmental problems.Chapters 1 and 2 provide a background and history of limnology. Patterns are based on data and photos from all over the world. Emphasis placed on the role of drainage basins, the atmosphere, contaminants, weather and climate — in determining the function of aquatic systems. Chapters on acidifying precipitation, organic and trace metal contaminants, and reservoirs integrates the individual topics discussed in the different chapters by bringing it to bear on three major environmental issues. Emphasis on the importance of the spatial, temporal, and interval scales over which research is carried out and conclusions are drawn and the difficulty of “scaling up” findings.For further study by those with limnology or aquatic management and conservation careers.


Freshwater Ecology

Filename: freshwater-ecology.pdf
ISBN: 0080884776
Release Date: 2010-11-03
Number of pages: 829
Author: Walter K. Dodds
Publisher: Academic Press

Download and read online Freshwater Ecology in PDF and EPUB Freshwater Ecology, Second Edition, is a broad, up-to-date treatment of everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water to advanced unifying concepts of the community ecology and ecosystem relationships as found in continental waters. With 40% new and expanded coverage, this text covers applied and basic aspects of limnology, now with more emphasis on wetlands and reservoirs than in the previous edition. It features 80 new and updated figures, including a section of color plates, and 500 new and updated references. The authors take a synthetic approach to ecological problems, teaching students how to handle the challenges faced by contemporary aquatic scientists. This text is designed for undergraduate students taking courses in Freshwater Ecology and Limnology; and introductory graduate students taking courses in Freshwater Ecology and Limnology. Expanded revision of Dodds' successful text. New boxed sections provide more advanced material within the introductory, modular format of the first edition. Basic scientific concepts and environmental applications featured throughout. Added coverage of climate change, ecosystem function, hypertrophic habitats and secondary production. Expanded coverage of physical limnology, groundwater and wetland habitats. Expanded coverage of the toxic effects of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupters as freshwater pollutants More on aquatic invertebrates, with more images and pictures of a broader range of organisms Expanded coverage of the functional roles of filterer feeding, scraping, and shredding organisms, and a new section on omnivores. Expanded appendix on standard statistical techniques. Supporting website with figures and tables - http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780123747242


Limnology Climatology and Paleoclimatology of the East African Lakes

Filename: limnology-climatology-and-paleoclimatology-of-the-east-african-lakes.pdf
ISBN: 2884492348
Release Date: 1996-10-01
Number of pages: 456
Author: A. Ivan Johnson
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Limnology Climatology and Paleoclimatology of the East African Lakes in PDF and EPUB Contains selected papers presented at a symposium at Jinja, Uganda in February 1993 which was organized by IDEAL, the International Decade for East African Lakes, a ten-year, multi- national, multi-disciplinary investigation of the biological, geological, chemical, and physical limnology of the East African Lakes, with an emphasis on the Great Lakes of the East African Rift Valley and the climatology and paleoclimatology of the Rift Valley itself. The 37 contributions address tectonic settings of the East African lakes, the East African climate, physical limnology, aquatic chemistry, food webs and fisheries, sedimentary processes, the impact of humans, and a historical note. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Limnology

Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0030330165
Release Date: 2000-09-01
Number of pages: 439
Author: Robert G. Wetzel
Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers

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Physiological Limnology

Filename: physiological-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0080869939
Release Date: 2011-09-21
Number of pages: 488
Author:
Publisher: Elsevier

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Limnology

Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: 8176481084
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Number of pages: 132
Author: S. C. Agrawal
Publisher: APH Publishing

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Limnology

Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0070236739
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Number of pages: 576
Author: Alexander J. Horne
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics

Download and read online Limnology in PDF and EPUB Intended for biology and environmental sciences students, this study of lake systems covers the physics, chemistry and biology of lakes. The text includes ecosystem examples to illustrate basic concepts in limnology. The examples are drawn from all over the world - Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, the Arctic, Europe, Japan and New Zealand. This wide array of examples allows the authors to point out marked differences in size, basin shape, climate and biota, while illustrating a unity of principles in limnology. The number of topics is limited so that major subjects - such as physical conditions within lake systems, applications to the LIST environment, and the success of big rivers, streams and estuaries - can be covered in more depth.


Introduction to limnology

Filename: introduction-to-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0072879351
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 400
Author: Stanley I. Dodson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

Download and read online Introduction to limnology in PDF and EPUB This text includes the basic foundation information of limnology in an appropriate length for a one-semester course. It is written for intermediate undergraduate college students with some science background, including an introductory biology course. The text is especially well-suited for undergraduate majors in zoology, botany, conservation biology, biology, environmental studies, ecology, aquatic biology, and related fields. Introduction to Limnology contains more biology, ecology, and human-environmental connections than other such books on the market. The text emphasizes aquatic ecology, with a wide range of ecological fields represented, including: landscape, ecosystem, physiological, population, community, and biome.


Reservoir Limnology

Filename: reservoir-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0471885010
Release Date: 1990-05-14
Number of pages: 246
Author: Kent W. Thornton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Reservoir Limnology in PDF and EPUB Addresses reservoirs as unique ecological systems and presents research indicating that reservoirs fall into two or three highly concatenated, interactive ecological systems ranging from riverine to lacustrine or hybrid systems. Includes some controversial concepts about the limnology of reservoirs, which make for interesting reading.


Limnologic Studies in Middle America

Filename: limnologic-studies-in-middle-america.pdf
ISBN: UCAL:B3366044
Release Date: 1957
Number of pages: 111
Author: Edward Smith Deevey
Publisher:

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Limnology in Australia

Filename: limnology-in-australia.pdf
ISBN: 9061935784
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 671
Author: Patrick De Deckker
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub

Download and read online Limnology in Australia in PDF and EPUB 'Limnologists and others involved in the study and management of inland waters not just in Australia but worldwide will find this book a source of valuable and stimulating information. There is also much of interest for biologists in other spheres of research.' Hydrobiologia, 148 (1987)


Limnology now

Filename: limnology-now.pdf
ISBN: 0444898263
Release Date: 1994
Number of pages: 553
Author: Ramón Margalef
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd

Download and read online Limnology now in PDF and EPUB Limnologists from many different countries have contributed to this volume which offers the current knowledge, present objectives and future perspectives of the most important issues in modern Limnology. The book stresses in particular the role of inland waters as a link between the continental, or terrestrial, and the oceanic parts of the biosphere; it will be of great value to all limnologists, ecologists and environmental scientists.


A Treatise on Limnology Limnological botany

Filename: a-treatise-on-limnology-limnological-botany.pdf
ISBN: 0471425745
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages: 660
Author: George Evelyn Hutchinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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