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Stream Ecology Structure and Function of Running Waters

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ISBN-10: 140205582X

ISBN-13: 9781402055829

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: J. David Allan, Mar�a M. Castillo

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Stream Ecology by Allan and Castillo is extensively revised and updated from the successful first edition to include major developments over the past decade. Although the subject matter is relatively advanced, this book has been written with the express goal of being accessible to students with only modest backgrounds in ecology and aquatic sciences. The First Edition was widely praised for its readability, and that emphasis is retained. The second edition opens with a new introductory chapter that sets the stage for what follows. The treatment of geomorphology and hydrology are greatly expanded from the first edition, and have been split into two, more substantial chapters. Basal energy…    
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Book details

List price: $99.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 7/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 7.52" wide x 9.25" long x 0.28" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

An introduction to fluvial ecosystems
Fluvial geomorphology
Streamwater chemistry
The abiotic environment
Primary producers
Detrital energy sources
Trophic relationships
Species interactions
Lotic communities
Nutrient dynamics
Stream ecosystem metabolism
Human impacts
The foundations of stream ecology