Perspectives in Running Water Ecology

Perspectives in Running Water Ecology

by M. Lock

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981)

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ISBN-13: 9781468411249
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 02/25/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction.- Section I Energy Inputs and Transformations.- River Epilithon — a Light and Organic Energy Transducer.- Coarse Particulate Organic Matter in Streams.- Seasonal Aspects of Transport of Organic and Inorganic Matter in Streams.- The Uptake of Dissolved Organic Matter in Groundwater by Stream Sediments — A Case Study.- Aspects of Nitrogen Transport and Transformation in Headwater Streams.- Organic Carbon in Aquatic Ecosystems: Beyond Energy — Control.- Section II Benthos in Time and Space.- Migrations and Distributions of Stream Benthos.- Temporal Heterogeneity and the Ecology of Lotic Ciliates.- The Ecology of Gammarus in Running Water.- Effects of Hydrodynamics on the Distribution of Lake Benthos.- Section III Aspects of Aquatic Environment Perturbations: Management and Application.- Man’s Impact on Tropical Rivers.- Aquatic Invertebrates and Palaeoecology: Recent and Future Trends.- Organizational Impediments to Effective Research on Running Waters.- Section IV Regional Running Water Ecology.- Ecology of Streams at High Latitudes.- Running Water Ecology in Africa.- Running Water Ecology in Australia.- Contributors.- Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows of H. B. Noel Hynes.- Publications of H. B. Noel Hynes.

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