Introduction to limnology

Filename: introduction-to-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0072879351
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 400
Author: Stanley I. Dodson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

Download and read online Introduction to limnology in PDF and EPUB This text includes the basic foundation information of limnology in an appropriate length for a one-semester course. It is written for intermediate undergraduate college students with some science background, including an introductory biology course. The text is especially well-suited for undergraduate majors in zoology, botany, conservation biology, biology, environmental studies, ecology, aquatic biology, and related fields. Introduction to Limnology contains more biology, ecology, and human-environmental connections than other such books on the market. The text emphasizes aquatic ecology, with a wide range of ecological fields represented, including: landscape, ecosystem, physiological, population, community, and biome.

The inland waters of tropical Africa

Filename: the-inland-waters-of-tropical-africa.pdf
ISBN: UCSD:31822010202836
Release Date: 1981
Number of pages: 475
Author: Leonard C. Beadle
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd

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Filename: limnoecology.pdf
ISBN: 9780199213924
Release Date: 2007-07-26
Number of pages: 324
Author: Winfried Lampert
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Limnoecology in PDF and EPUB This new edition will build upon the strengths of the earlier work but will be thoroughly revised throughout to incorporate findings from new technologies and methods (notably the rapid development of molecular genetic methods and stable isotope techniques) that have allowed a rapid and ongoing development of the field.

Textbook of Limnology

Filename: textbook-of-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 9781478632191
Release Date: 2015-11-25
Number of pages: 440
Author: Gerald A. Cole
Publisher: Waveland Press

Download and read online Textbook of Limnology in PDF and EPUB The interdisciplinary nature of limnology requires lucid and well-integrated coverage of biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and resource management. Paul Weihe skillfully accomplishes this objective in his revision of Gerald Cole’s classic limnology text. This long-awaited revision introduces concepts in straightforward terms, replete with detailed examples, elegant illustrations, and up-to-date, well-researched documentation. Outstanding features of the fifth edition include: • A global outlook with examples from every continent • Discussions of the impact of environmental challenges (e.g., climate change, eutrophication, river regulation) with case studies of real-world examples • A chapter devoted to wetlands • A thorough examination of biogeochemistry, including recent anthropogenic alteration and a reconsidered understanding of stoichiometric relationships • Expanded treatment of hydrology, utilizing empirical approaches to discharge determination and effects of land-use changes • A reorganized presentation of biodiversity, explicitly correlating profiles of biota with community ecology and ecosystem function • Updated taxonomy with a description of the new metagenomic approach, nomenclature strictly adhering to the intergovernmental Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Applied Limnology

Filename: applied-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 9784431549802
Release Date: 2014-07-10
Number of pages: 204
Author: Mohamedreza Gharibreza
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Applied Limnology in PDF and EPUB A multidisciplinary study of Bera Lake in Malaysia is presented here, focusing on natural resources throughout the lake’s catchment area and assessing environmental impact. This applied limnology study examines issues relating to land development including soil erosion and nutrient loss in the catchment area, severe pollution of water, sediment resources in open waters and wetlands, and reduction of aquatic and bird populations. The chapters provide a comprehensive view of problems, risks and possible mitigation measures associated with this great natural habitat. The book highlights the technology and methods used to estimate both soil erosion rate and nutrient loss from the lake catchment, including an explanation of the measurement of the sedimentation rate in Bera Lake using 137Cs and 210Pb radioisotopes. The author examines the current and historic situation of contamination in sediments, presents an ecological risk assessment, and finally describes a master management plan, proposing practices to mitigate the environmental impacts of existing agricultural projects and practices to control future projects. Readers will learn of a decrease in the watershed supply of water to Bera Lake, of shoaling, degradation of water and sediment quality, and the extinction of several kinds of flora and fauna. This volume also offers an approach to sustainable land use with regard to natural resources conservation.

Limnology of the Red Lake Romania

Filename: limnology-of-the-red-lake-romania.pdf
ISBN: 9789400767577
Release Date: 2013-05-23
Number of pages: 234
Author: Gheorghe Romanescu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Limnology of the Red Lake Romania in PDF and EPUB The Red Lake is a natural barrier lake at the foot of the Hasmasu Mare Mountains in the Eastern Carpathian Range in Romania. It was formed when the Bicaz River was blocked by a natural dam resulting from two landslides during an extreme heavy storm in 1837. This book presents an interdisciplinary and comprehensive study on the physical, chemical, geographical and ecological aspects of Red Lake (Lacu Rosu). The first three chapters cover the formation and geological setting and its relationship with the Bicaz Gorges-Haghimas national park. Subsequent chapters present the sedimentological, morphological and hydrological evolution of this unique natural laboratory and climatological setting. The final chapters deal with ecological aspects of Red Lake waters and adjacent ecosystems such as wetlands and water resource management issues.


Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: 9780203803950
Release Date: 2012-01-27
Number of pages: 700
Author: Jose Galizia Tundisi
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Limnology in PDF and EPUB Limnology provides an in-depth and current overview of the field of limnology. The result of a major tour de force by two renowned and experienced experts, this unique and richly illustrated reference presents a wealth of data on limnology history, water as a substrate, lakes’ origins and aquatic biota. Besides a general part, it gives special focus to neotropical limnology, prevalently applicable in countries in the Southern Hemisphere. Starting with the essentials, some definitions and a historical account, this volume then details the main interaction mechanisms with physical and chemical factors, diversity and geographical distribution. With regard to the major continental aquatic systems, it treats the dynamics, variability and characterization of lakes, reservoirs, flooded areas, saline lakes, estuaries and coastal lagoons. The impact of human activity on water resources and the need for the rehabilitation of watersheds, watershed ecosystems and estuaries are addressed subsequently. To illustrate theory, the final part includes research examples in limnology, ecology and environmental sciences in different geographical contexts, as well as ideas for new investigations. This reference volume is intended for researchers and professionals working on inland waters, lakes and rivers within the fields of biology, ecology, environment, forestry, geochemistry, geophysics, and water management. It will also benefit students in the aforementioned areas and readers involved with limnology in related disciplines, such as earth sciences, environmental, water and geological engineering.

Physiological Limnology

Filename: physiological-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 0080869939
Release Date: 2011-09-21
Number of pages: 488
Publisher: Elsevier

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Filename: limnology.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:232210
Release Date: 1969
Number of pages: 40
Author: William Hopkins Amos

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Perspectives in Southern Hemisphere Limnology

Filename: perspectives-in-southern-hemisphere-limnology.pdf
ISBN: 9789400955226
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Number of pages: 268
Author: Bryan R. Davies
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Perspectives in Southern Hemisphere Limnology in PDF and EPUB This book contains the Proceedings of the Symposium on Perspectives in Southern Hemisphere Limnology which was held from 3-13 July 1984 in Wilderness, South Africa. It can be asked why this Symposium was necessary at a time when conferences, symposia and other gatherings of learned people abound. Limnologists in the Southern Hemisphere have for some time been pointing out that limnological theory and inland water management practices have been developed almost exclusively in Northern Hemisphere temperate latitudes. Most of the land masses of the Southern Hemisphere fall within lower latitudes, 0 from 20-40 S, where the climate tends to be dry, with low cloud cover and with high levels of incident radiation and high water temperatures. Wide extremes are experienced in both rainfall and runoff, which occur mainly in summer. Sedimentary geological structures give rise to dispersive soils and highly turbid waters. Physiological, behavioural or developmental adaptations in the floral and faunal components are necessary to cope with desiccation and low visibility.

A Primer on Limnology

Filename: a-primer-on-limnology.pdf
ISBN: MINN:31951P00578485K
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages: 28

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Introduction to Water Resources

Filename: introduction-to-water-resources.pdf
ISBN: 9781478636489
Release Date: 2017-09-29
Number of pages: 297
Author: John C. Clausen
Publisher: Waveland Press

Download and read online Introduction to Water Resources in PDF and EPUB The study of water resources crosses disciplinary boundaries, from geography and natural resources, to Earth sciences, environmental studies, and engineering. Since not all students come to the water-resources course with the same mathematical background, Clausen’s effective, practical presentation integrates topics related to water quantity and water quality. He emphasizes fundamental concepts throughout: the qualitative foundations of hydrology needed to understand the hydrologic cycle and water availability, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological principles underlying water quality. Important social-science issues, including water law and regulations, the economic principles of water supply and demand, and sustainable water management, contextualize the material. Abundant illustrations and purposeful examples reinforce chapter content. End-of-chapter problems provide opportunities for readers to practice the calculations needed for real-world applications.

An Introduction to Phytoplanktons Diversity and Ecology

Filename: an-introduction-to-phytoplanktons-diversity-and-ecology.pdf
ISBN: 9788132218388
Release Date: 2014-05-16
Number of pages: 167
Author: Ruma Pal
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online An Introduction to Phytoplanktons Diversity and Ecology in PDF and EPUB The book , ‘An Introduction to Phytoplanktons - Diversity and Ecology’ is very useful as it covers wide aspects of phytoplankton study including the general idea about cyanobacteria and algal kingdom. It contains different topics related to very basic idea of phytoplanktons such as, types ,taxonomic description and the key for identification etc. Together with it, very modern aspects of phytoplankton study including different methodologies needed for research students of botany, ecology, limnology and environmental biology are also included. The first chapter is very basic and informative and describes algal and phytoplankton classification, algal pigments, algal bloom and their control, algal toxins, wetlands algae, ecological significance of phytoplanktons etc. A general key for identification of common phytoplankton genera is also included for students who will be able to identify these genera based on the light microscopic characters. In Chapters 2-4, different aspects of phytoplankton research like primary productivity, community pattern analysis and their ecological parameter analysis have been discussed with detailed procedures. Statistical analysis is also discussed in detail. Chapter 5 includes case studies related to review, phytoplankton diversity and dynamics.