The Biology of Estuarine Management

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401170895
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Importance of estuaries.- Dymanamic role.- Scope of volume.- Suggested reading.- 1 The Estuary as a Resource.- 1.1 History of estuarine usage.- 1.2 Types and values of usage.- 1.3 Shipping.- 1.4 Domestic and industrial wastes.- 1.5 Fishing.- 1.6 Amenity.- 2 The Estuarine System.- 2.1 Estuarine classification.- 2.2 Sediment processes.- 2.3 Geochemical cycles.- 2.4 Primary production.- 2.5 Secondary pruduction.- 2.6 Energy flow.- 2.7 Environmental stresses.- 3 Impacts, Contamination and Pollution.- 3.1 Impacts.- 3.2 Contamination and pollution.- 3.3 Sewage and organic wastes.- 3.4 Heat.- 3.5 Hydrocarbons.- 3.6 Heavy metals.- 3.7 Organochlorines.- 3.8 Radioactivity.- 4 Effects and Detection.- 4.1 Indices.- 4.2 Biological indicators.- 4.3 Dose/response relationship.- 4.4 Community responses.- 4.5 Population responses.- 4.6 Individual responses.- 4.7 Cellular and sub-cellular responses.- 4.8 Overview.- 5 Management.- 5.1 Goals.- 5.2 Uniform Emission Standards and Best Available Technology.- 5.3 Environmental Quality Objective.- 5.4 Discharge Location.- 5.5 Environmental Quality Standards.- 5.6 International legislation.- 5.7 Future developments.

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