Laboratory And Field Investigations In Marine Life / Edition 9

Laboratory And Field Investigations In Marine Life / Edition 9

by James L. Sumich, Gordon Dudley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763757306

ISBN-13: 9780763757304

Pub. Date: 02/29/2008

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

The laboratory companion to Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life, Ninth Edition, this laboratory manual further engages students in the excitement and challenges of understanding marine organisms and the environments in which they live. Students will benefit from a more thorough examination of the topics introduced in the text and lecture through observation

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The laboratory companion to Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life, Ninth Edition, this laboratory manual further engages students in the excitement and challenges of understanding marine organisms and the environments in which they live. Students will benefit from a more thorough examination of the topics introduced in the text and lecture through observation and critical thinking activities. Also, the lab manual includes suggested topics for additional investigation, which provides flexibility for both instructors and for students to further explore various topics of interest. The only lab manual of its kind, Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life is the ideal complement to any marine biology teaching and learning package!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763757304
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/29/2008
Edition description:
9E
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Laboratory and Field Investigations in Marine Life
Preface
General Introduction
Laboratory Exercises
1- Asking Questions
2- Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Seawater
3- Taxonomic Classification and Identification
4- Marine Bacteria
5- Phytoplankton
6- Attached Marine Plants
7- Photosynthetic Pigments of Marine Plants
8- Some Lower Marine Invertebrates
9- Marine Mollusks
10- Marine Arthropods
11- Echinoderms
12- Marine Zooplankton
13- Cartilaginous Fishes
14- Bony Fishes
15- Adaptations in Marine Mammals
Field Studies
General Information
Coastal Wetlands
Rocky Intertidal
Fouling Community
Appendixes
A- The Metric System
B- The Microscope
C- Permanent Plant Collections
D- The Gram Stain
E- Analyzing Data
F- Some Regional Field and Identification Guides for Marine Organisms

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