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Ecology of marine sediments. From science to management

By: Gray, J.S.
Contributor(s): Elliott, M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009Edition: Second edition.Description: xiii, 225p.Subject(s): book | Marine biology: generalSummary: This concise introduction to benthic ecology builds upon the strengths of the previous edition but has been thoroughly revised throughout to incorporate the new technologies and methods that have allowed a rapid and ongoing development of the field. It explores the relationship between community structure and function, and the selection of global examples ensures an international appeal and relevance. The economic value of marine sediments is reflected in the text with a new emphasis on the effects of pollution and fisheries and the management of marine sediments. This accessible textbook is suitable for both advanced undergraduate and graduate students who have had a general ecology course, but no further training in benthic ecology. It will also be of relevance and use to professional researchers and consultants in marine ecology and environmental science who seek a compact but comprehensive introduction to benthic ecology
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This concise introduction to benthic ecology builds upon the strengths of the previous edition but has been thoroughly revised throughout to incorporate the new technologies and methods that have allowed a rapid and ongoing development of the field. It explores the relationship between community structure and function, and the selection of global examples ensures an international appeal and relevance. The economic value of marine sediments is reflected in the text with a new emphasis on the effects of pollution and fisheries and the management of marine sediments. This accessible textbook is suitable for both advanced undergraduate and graduate students who have had a general ecology course, but no further training in benthic ecology. It will also be of relevance and use to professional researchers and consultants in marine ecology and environmental science who seek a compact but comprehensive introduction to benthic ecology

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