Marine Ecological Processes

Authors: Valiela, Ivan

  • Updated and expanded content includes newest developments in marine ecology
  • Previous edition well-received as both a text and a reference for researchers
  • Detailed illustrations throughout
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About this Textbook

The oceans represent a vast, complex and poorly understood ecosystem. Marine Ecological Processes is a modern review and synthesis of marine ecology that provides the reader with a lucid introduction to the intellectual concepts, approaches, and methods of this evolving discipline. Comprehensive in its coverage, this book focuses on the processes controlling marine ecosystems, communities, and populations and demonstrates how general ecological principles--derived from terrestrial and freshwater systems as well--apply to marine ecosystems.

Global warming and increased eutrophication and wetland destruction in recent years has made the study of ecological processes even more important for the preservation of marine environments. This thoroughly updated and expanded edition will provide students of marine ecology, marine biology, and oceanography with numerous illustrations, examples, and references which clearly impart to the reader the current state of research in this field: its achievements as well as unresolved controversies.

About the authors

Dr. Ivan Valiela serves as Senior Research Scientist for The Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory. His research includes analysis structure and controls on coastal ecosystems, land-sea couplings, impacts of urbanization and deforestation on coastal ecosystems, management of coastal environments, and international environmental policy.

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Primary Producers in the Sea

    Valiela, Ivan

    Pages 3-34

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  • Production: The Formation of Organic Matter

    Valiela, Ivan

    Pages 35-60

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  • Controls of Primary Production

    Valiela, Ivan

    Pages 61-112

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  • Population Dynamics in Consumers

    Valiela, Ivan

    Pages 117-141

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  • Competition for Resources Among Consumers

    Valiela, Ivan

    Pages 143-169

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Buy this book

eBook 63,06 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-79070-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 97,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-79068-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Marine Ecological Processes
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-79070-1
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-79070-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-79068-8
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XVIII, 702
Number of Illustrations and Tables
261 b/w illustrations, 48 illustrations in colour
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