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Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series

Encyclopedia of Estuaries

Editors: Kennish, Michael J. (Ed.)

  • Encompasses the broad spectrum of natural phenomena in estuarine systems
  • Authoritatively and comprehensively details the state-of-the-art of estuarine science
  • Unifies estuarine biology, chemistry, geology, and physics in a carefully edited reference work
  • Reviews and clarifies current knowledge and recent advances on estuaries
  • Constitutes a most comprehensive and multidisciplinary source of information on estuaries
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About this book

The Encyclopedia of Estuaries, part of Springer's Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, provides a single, state-of-the-art, comprehensive reference volume on estuaries for research scientists, educators, students, and others. Consisting of almost 270 subject entries in an easy-to-use format, this volume covers the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of estuaries. In total more than 225 authors from around the world have contributed to the encyclopedia on such diverse subjects as biotic communities, essential habitats, food webs, fisheries, hydrology, pollution, conservation, and many more. The Encyclopedia of Estuaries will meet the needs of professionals worldwide by supplying detailed information from world-class estuarine and marine scientists as well as experts from other fields of study.

About the authors

Michael J. Kennish is a world-class estuarine scientist and a research professor in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (USA). In addition to his research on estuaries, Dr. Kennish has conducted biological and geological research on coastal ocean and deep-sea environments. Much of his research has involved the development and application of innovative methods to assess anthropogenic impacts and to determine the condition and health of coastal ecosystems. Dr. Kennish is the author or editor of 14 scholarly books in marine science, and he is the author or co-author of more than 170 articles in science journals and books. In addition, he has edited 7 compendium science journal special issues on various topics in marine science.

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“From algal blooms to delta plain to invasive species to microfauna to wetlands, users will find foundational information about the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of estuaries. The book is easy to navigate as it lists individual topics in the table of contents, uses guide words, and provides subject and author indexes. … This reliable and scholarly resource is highly recommended for academic and public libraries.” (American Reference Books Annual ARBA, June, 2018)

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Buy this book

Print + eBook $599.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-94-017-8802-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
eReference $499.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-017-8801-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Print $549.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-94-017-8800-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Estuaries
Editors
  • Michael J. Kennish
Series Title
Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates: Pan World General Trading LLC, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Print + eBook ISBN
978-94-017-8802-1
eReference ISBN
978-94-017-8801-4
Print ISBN
978-94-017-8800-7
Series ISSN
1388-4360
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 760
Number of Illustrations and Tables
133 b/w illustrations, 197 illustrations in colour
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