Biological Oceanography

ISBN-10: 0632055367
ISBN-13: 9780632055364
Edition: 2003
List price: $104.95
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Description: This modern textbook of biological oceanography is aimed at students taking oceanography, marine biology and marine science courses. It covers recent developments such as the molecular techniques that have allowed a re-examination of the ocean's  More...

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Book details

List price: $104.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

This modern textbook of biological oceanography is aimed at students taking oceanography, marine biology and marine science courses. It covers recent developments such as the molecular techniques that have allowed a re-examination of the ocean's microbial ecology.

#60;span style="font-family: #8242;Arial#8242;,#8242;sans-serif#8242;; font-size: 10pt;"#62;Charlie Miller, now Emeritus Professor of Oceanography at Oregon State University, taught biological oceanography and zooplankton biologynbsp;for many years.nbsp; His research contributions have concentrated on seasonal processes in the ecology of marinenbsp;zooplankton, particularly copepods, in the Oregon coastal zone andnbsp;estuaries, the Gulf of Alaska, Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine.nbsp;nbsp; #60;/p#62;#60;p#62;#60;span style="font-family: #8242;Arial#8242;,#8242;sans-serif#8242;; font-size: 10pt;"#62;Patricia Wheeler, now Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, taught biological oceanography and phytoplankton physiology there for many years. Her research contributions address phytoplankton nutrient dynamics and include work on dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen.#60;span style="mso-spacerun: yes;"#62;nbsp; She conducted field work in the Equatorial Pacific, the northern California Current system and the Arctic Ocean.#60;/p#62;

Preface
Acknowledgments
The spring phytoplankton bloom
The phycology of phytoplankton
Habitat determinants of primary production in the sea
Numerical models - the standard form of theory in pelagic ecology
The microbial loop - bacteria, bacteriovores, and viruses in the marine pelagial
The zoology of zooplankton
Production ecology of marine zooplankton
Population biology of zooplankton
Biogeography of pelagic habitats
Biome and province analysis of the oceans
Adaptive complexes of mid-water organisms
The fauna of deep-sea sediments
Benthic community ecology
Submarine hydrothermal vents
Fisheries oceanography
Ocean ecology and global climate change
References
Index

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