Modern Trends in Applied Aquatic Ecology / Edition 1

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This volume brings together some of the foremost leaders in the field of aquatic ecology. Chapter topics include research on management of wetlands, hydrochemical determinism, biomonitoring and bioindicators in aquatic ecosystems, and environmental impacts of dam projects. This volume is essential reading for professionals and researchers in the fields of ecology, hydrology, limnology, and watershed management, to name a few.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306473340
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/11/2008
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 379
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Bioassessment of Health of Aquatic Systems by the Use of Diatoms 1
2 The Management of Wetlands for Biological Diversity: Four Principles 21
3 Use of Plants in Monitoring Heavy Metals in Freshwaters 43
4 Hydrochemical Determinism, Ecological Polymorphism, and Indicator Values of Aquatic Bryophytes for Water Quality 65
5 Plant Succession in Littoral Habitats: Observations, Explanations, and Empirical Evidence 97
6 Phycoremediation: Algae as Tools for Remediation of Mine-Void Wetlands 133
7 UV-B Impact on the Life of Aquatic Plants 149
8 The Significance of Ultraviolet Radiation for Aquatic Animals 173
9 Stress Responses in Cyanobacteria 201
10 Biomonitoring and Bioindicators in Aquatic Ecosystems 219
11 The Ecology of Wetlands Created in Mining-Affected Landscapes 247
12 Conservation of Soil and Nutrients through Plant Cover on Wetland Margins 269
13 Identification, Assessment and Mitigation of Environmental Impacts of Dam Projects 281
Index 371
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