Marine Life and the Sea

ISBN-10: 0534163149
ISBN-13: 9780534163143
Edition: 1st 1995
Authors: David H. Milne
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Description: This introductory text covers the principles of marine biology, including marine organisms and their ecological interactions, and the role of ocean mechanisms and marine organisms in maintaining global stability. In addition this book covers the  More...

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Book details

List price: $303.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 10/27/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

This introductory text covers the principles of marine biology, including marine organisms and their ecological interactions, and the role of ocean mechanisms and marine organisms in maintaining global stability. In addition this book covers the following aspects more completely than most texts: (1) an expanded view of the whole earth and the human role in it, including global warming, UV damage to marine systems via ozone depletion, and possible Gaia feedback mechanisms; (2) fisheries, a topic that is essential to understanding the human/sea relationship but has been traditionally ignored by marine biologists, (3) a much better treatment of marine life in the geologic past.

The global oceans
Geographic and Geologic Features of the World''s Oceans
Moving Ocean Waters and Their Relationship to Life
Living in seawater
The Responses of Organisms to Sea Temperature, Salinity, and Dissolved Gases
Uses of Underwater Light and Sound
Adaptations to the Weight and Density of Water
The marine organisms
Bacteria, Protists, Plants, and Fungi
Invertebrate Animals in the Sea
The Marine Vertebrates I: Fishes, Sharks, and Kin
The Marine Vertebrates II: Birds, Reptiles, and Mammals
Marine ecology
Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems
Energy in Ecosystems
The Movements of Materials Through Ecosystems
Communities and Ecology of the Offshore Oceans
Life in Shallow Water
Stability and Change in Marine Communities
Long-Term Change in Communities
The human impact on the sea
Additions of Materials to the Oceans
Changing the Oceans by Harvesting Organisms
Changing the Oceans by Changing the Atmosphere The Author''s Last Word
Appendixes
Glossary
Index

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