Light and Photosynthesis in Aquatic Ecosystems / Edition 3by John T. O. Kirk
Interdisciplinary account of the vital importance of light in marine and inland aquatic ecosystems, for graduate students and aquatic scientists.See more details below
Interdisciplinary account of the vital importance of light in marine and inland aquatic ecosystems, for graduate students and aquatic scientists.
- Cambridge University Press
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- New Edition
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- 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Table of Contents
Preface to the third edition; Part I. The Underwater Light Field: 1. Concepts of hydrologic optics; 2. Incident solar radiation; 3. Absorption of light within the aquatic medium; 4. Scattering of light within the aquatic medium; 5. Characterizing the underwater light field; 6. The nature of the underwater light field; 7. Remote sensing of the aquatic environment; Part II. Photosynthesis in the Aquatic Environment: 8. The photosynthetic apparatus of aquatic plants; 9. Light capture by aquatic plants; 10. Photosynthesis as a function of the incident light; 11. Photosynthesis in the aquatic environment; 12. Ecological strategies; References and author index; Index to symbols; Index to organisms; Index to water bodies; Subject index.
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