Advances in Polar Ecology

The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard

Editors: Hop, Haakon, Wiencke, Christian (Eds.)

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  • Provides the latest research on the ecology of the Kongsfjorden
  • Offers a historical record of Kongsfjorden transect over two decades
  • Offers insight into Phytoplankton blooms and zooplankton communities in Kongsfjorden   
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This book focuses in detail on all ecologically important aspects of the Kongsfjorden system such as the marine and atmospheric environment including long-term monitoring, Ecophysiology of individual species, structure and function of the ecosystem, ecological processes and biological communities.

The contributed articles include review articles and research articles that have a wider approach and bring the current research up-to-date. This book will form a baseline for future work.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard

    Pages 1-20

    Hop, Haakon (et al.)

  • The Atmosphere Above Ny-Ålesund: Climate and Global Warming, Ozone and Surface UV Radiation

    Pages 23-46

    Maturilli, Marion (et al.)

  • The Kongsfjorden Transect: Seasonal and Inter-annual Variability in Hydrography

    Pages 49-104

    Tverberg, Vigdis (et al.)

  • Changes in Sea-Ice Extent and Thickness in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard (2003–2016)

    Pages 105-136

    Pavlova, Olga (et al.)

  • The Underwater Light Climate in Kongsfjorden and Its Ecological Implications

    Pages 137-170

    Pavlov, Alexey K. (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-46425-1
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-46423-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard
Editors
  • Haakon Hop
  • Christian Wiencke
Series Title
Advances in Polar Ecology
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-46425-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-46425-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-46423-7
Series ISSN
2468-5712
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 562
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations, 139 illustrations in colour
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