Ecology of Fresh Waters: A View for the Twenty-First Century / Edition 4

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"The new edition of this established textbook provides a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to rivers, lakes and wetlands, and was written as the basis for a complete course on freshwater ecology. Designed for undergraduate and early postgraduate students who wish to gain an overall view of this vast subject area, this accessible guide to freshwater ecosystems and human activities will also be invaluable to anyone interested in the integrated management of freshwaters." The author maintains the tradition of clarity and conciseness set by previous editions, and the text is extensively illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Examples are drawn from the author's experience in many parts of the world, and the author continues to stress the human influence. The scientific content of the text has been fully revised and updated, making use of the wealth of data available since publication of the last edition.

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“This is a wonderful book that many will justifiably recommend for undergraduate and early postgraduate students interested in the integrated management of freshwaters; the new edition will not disappoint, it is a thorough overhaul and substantial improvement on an already established and useful text book.” (J Paleolimnol, 5
October 2011)

“This new edition of the textbook provides a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to rivers, lakes and wetlands. It was written as the basis for a complete course on freshwater ecology and hence is accessible to undergraduate and early postgraduate students. Its strongest feature is the promotion of an integrated approach to freshwater systems and science.” (Austral Ecology, 1 November 2012)

"[This book] is excellent for broadening the understanding of readers with some prior knowledge." (CHOICE, January 2011)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444334746
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/17/2010
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Moss has researched or taught freshwater ecology on six continents over nearly fifty years, specialising in lake restoration, eutrophication and climate change. He retired recently as Holbrook Gaskell Professor of Botany at the University of Liverpool, but remains very active in freshwater affairs.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
1 Introduction: the Pantanal 1
2 On Living in Water 14
3 From Atmosphere to Stream: the Chemical Birth of Fresh Waters 36
4 Erosive Streams and Rivers 77
5 Lowland Rivers, their Floodplains and Wetlands 123
6 Lakes, Pools and Other Standing Waters: Some Basic Features of their Productivity 196
7 The Plankton and Fish Communities of the Open Water of Lakes 267
8 The Littoral and Profundal Communities of Lakes 334
9 Fish and Fisheries in Lakes 386
10 The Birth, Development and Extinction of Lakes 428
11 Fresh Waters, the World and the Future 473
References 501
Index 533
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