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Limnology Lake and River Ecosystems

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ISBN-10: 0127447601

ISBN-13: 9780127447605

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Robert G. Wetzel

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This text covers limnology - the study of the structural and functional interrelationships of organisms of inland waters as they are affected by their dynamic physical, chemical, and biotic environments.
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Book details

List price: $105.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 4/6/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1006
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.050
Language: English

Water as a Substance
Rivers and Lakes, Their Distribution, Origins, and Forms
Water Economy
Light in Inland Waters
Fate of Heat
Water Movements
Structure and Productivity of Aquatic Ecosystems
Salinity of Inland Waters
The Inorganic Carbon Complex
The Nitrogen Cycle
The Phosphorus Cycle
Iron, Sulfer, and Silica Cycles
Planktonic Communities: Algae and Cyanobacteria
Plantonic Communities: Zooplankton and their Interactions with Fish
Land-Water Interfaces: Larger Plants
Land-Water Interfaces: Attached Microorganisms
Shallow Lakes and Ponds
Sediments and Microflora
Benthic Animals and Fish Communities
Detrirus: Organic Carbon Cycling and Ecosystem Metabolism
Past Productivity: Paleolimnology
The Ontogeny of Inland Aquatic Ecosystmes
Inland waters: Understanding is Essential for the Future