Ecology Of Coastal Waters 2e / Edition 2

Ecology Of Coastal Waters 2e / Edition 2

by Kenneth H. Mann, K. H. Mann
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Ecology Of Coastal Waters 2e / Edition 2

Ecology of Coastal Waters with Implications for Management, Second Edition is the most up-to-date book available on coastal marine ecosystems. Students will easily relate to the content of the book as subjects are divided by the environment and scientific principles are applied to steps in the management and the decision making process.

This is the ideal text for undergraduate and graduate life science students as well as for practicing professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865425507
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/28/2000
Edition description: REV
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.84(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents


1. The Subject and the Approach.

Part One: Estuarine Ecosystems and their Components.

2. Estuaries: their Physical Properties in Relation to their Biological Functioning.

3. Salt-Marshes.

4. Mangroves.

5. Seagrass Systems.

6. The Fate of Macrophyte Detritus.

7. Estuarine Planktonic Systems.

8. Estuarine Benthic Systems.

9. Fish and Shellfish in Estuaries.

10. The Integrated Functioning of Estuaries.

Part Two: Coastal Systems: Rocky Shortes and Beaches.

11. Intertidal Rocky Shores.

12. Subtidal Rocky Shores.

13. Sandy Beaches.

Part Three: Shelf Ecosystems.

14. Planktonic Systems on the Continental Shelves.

15. Coastal Upwelling Ecosystems.

16. Coral Reefs.

17. Fish Production on the Continental Shelves.

Part Four: Synthesis.

18. The Whole-Ecosystem Approach to Managing Coastal Waters: Questions for the Future.


Suggestions for Further Reading: recent Developments and More.

Advanced Topics.


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