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Ecology of Coastal Waters

With Implications for Management

By Ken Mann, K. H. Mann, Kenneth H. Mann

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Format: Paperback, 432 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 May 2000
Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in biology, ecology, oceanography, and resource management, practicing professionals, and lay people will easily relate to the context of the book as subject are divided by the environment. Scientific principles are applied to steps in management and the decision-making process. Outstanding Features of the text: Unique approach: Topics are divided by environment so students can better understand the context of the information. Includes the newest contributions to the field-revised and expanded to include 8 additional chapters. Divided into four parts:Part I - Estuarine Ecosystems and Their ComponentsPart II - Coastal Systems: Rocky Shores and BeachesPart III - Shelf EcosystemsPart IV - Synthesis. "Implications for Management"sections at the end of each chapter apply scientific principles to steps in the management and decision-making process. "Summary of the Science" sections outline how difficult concepts are broken down. Chapter opening outlines provide overview of chapter contents. Web page citations: URIs for related web sites are noted throughout the text so that the student can investigate additional information. Text boxes include management case histories. Extensive reference list and suggested readings. Emphasis on estuarine ecosystems.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Subject and the Approach. Part One: Estuarine Ecosystems and their Components. 2. Estuaries: their Physical Properties in Relation to their Biological Functioning. 3. Salt-Marshes. 4. Mangroves. 5. Seagrass Systems. 6. The Fate of Macrophyte Detritus. 7. Estuarine Planktonic Systems. 8. Estuarine Benthic Systems. 9. Fish and Shellfish in Estuaries. 10. The Integrated Functioning of Estuaries. Part Two: Coastal Systems: Rocky Shortes and Beaches. 11. Intertidal Rocky Shores. 12. Subtidal Rocky Shores. 13. Sandy Beaches. Part Three: Shelf Ecosystems. 14. Planktonic Systems on the Continental Shelves. 15. Coastal Upwelling Ecosystems. 16. Coral Reefs. 17. Fish Production on the Continental Shelves. Part Four: Synthesis. 18. The Whole-Ecosystem Approach to Managing Coastal Waters: Questions for the Future. References. Suggestions for Further Reading: recent Developments and More. Advanced Topics. Index.

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Praise from Reviewers: "Ecology of Coastal Waters: With Implications for Management, Second Edition is a thorough synthesis that describes the processing of materials in nearshore ecosystems, with an emphasis on the importance of this information for policy issues. The book will be useful as a text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students interest in coastal marine ecology and resource management. Ken Mann's style is easy to read and informative. --Merryl Alber, PhD, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia "I found few books that give a broad introduction to this subject. Mann's book appears to fill this gap, and I will very likely adopt it as a text when it is published." --Chris Tanner, PhD, Department of Biology, St. Mary's College of Maryland

EAN: 9780865425507
ISBN: 0865425507
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Dimensions: 25.4 x 18 x 2.5 centimetres (0.76 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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