Elements of marine ecology

The broad definition of ecology is the study of organisms in relation to their surroundings. This book presents marine ecology as a coherent science, providing undergraduate students with an essential foundation of knowledge in the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. The fourth edition h...

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Main Author: Tait, R. V.
Other Authors: Dipper, Frances
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Butterworth Heinemann 1998, 1998
Edition:4th ed
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Collection: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The broad definition of ecology is the study of organisms in relation to their surroundings. This book presents marine ecology as a coherent science, providing undergraduate students with an essential foundation of knowledge in the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of today's courses. A new chapter 'Human impact on the marine environment' focuses on issues such as marine pollution, global warming, ocean management, marine nature reserves, and the effects of fisheries and aquaculture. New material has als
Physical Description:online resource (ix, 462 p.) ill., maps
ISBN:9780080505466
0080505465
9780750620888
0750620889