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  • Estuarine Perspectivesby Victor S Kennedy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Estuarine Perspectives presents most of the invited papers presented at the Fifth Biennial International Research Conference on Estuarine Research. The book includes information on one tropical and two Arctic estuaries; contemporary techniques as applied to estuarine research; and some hypotheses of estuarine ecology. The text also describes value... more...

  • The Estuary as a Filterby Victor S Kennedy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Estuary as a Filter contains the proceedings of the Estuarine Research Federation?s seventh biennial conference at Virginia Beach, Virginia, in late October, 1983. In five invited sessions, scientists and managers considered the physical, geological, chemical-geochemical, and biological processes involved in the ""filtering"" role of estuaries... more...

  • Phosphorus in Fresh Water and the Marine Environmentby S. H. Jenkins; K. J. Ives

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Phosphorus in Fresh Water and the Marine Environment investigates sources of phosphorus in fresh water and the marine environment and the problems it causes. The importance of phosphate precipitation as an inbuilt safety device against overproduction of algae in the oceans is discussed, along with the deposition and absorption of phosphates in sediments.... more...

  • Heavy Metals in the Aquatic Environmentby P. A. Krenkel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Heavy Metals in the Aquatic Environment contains the proceedings of an international conference held in Nashville, Tennessee in December 1973. This conference is co-sponsored by the International Association on Water Pollution Research, the Sport Fishing Institute, the American Fishing Tackle Manufacturers Association, and Vanderbilt University's Department... more...

  • State-of-the-Art in Ecological Modellingby S. E. Jørgensen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    State-of-the-Art in Ecological Modelling covers the proceedings of the Conference on Ecological Modeling, held in Copenhagen, Denmark from August 28 to September 2, 1978. The book focuses on ecological modeling, particularly prey-predator models, lake and river models, toxic substances models, and holistic approaches to ecological modeling. The selection... more...

  • The Effects of Weapons on Ecosystemsby J. P. Robinson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Effects of Weapons on Ecosystems is a five-chapter book that describes the destruction of environment and its various ecosystems by humans. The book also explains the harmful effects, both intended and unanticipated, of the production, testing, stockpiling, and use of weapons of mass destruction. Organized into five chapters, the book begins with... more...

  • Fate and Effects of Sediment-Bound Chemicals in Aquatic Systemsby Kenneth L. Dickson; Alan W. Maki; William A. Brungs

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fate and Effects of Sediment-Bound Chemicals in Aquatic Systems presents the proceedings of the Sixth Pellston Workshop, held in Florissant, Colorado on August 12?17, 1984. This book presents the development of scientific inquiry of hazards to the aquatic environment. Organized into 27 chapters, this compilation of papers begins with an overview of... more...

  • Fate and Effects of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Marine Ecosystems and Organismsby Douglas A. Wolfe

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fate and Effects of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Marine Organisms and Ecosystems is a collection of papers presented at the international symposium by the same title, held at the Olympic Hotel in Seattle, Washington on November 10-12, 1976. This book is organized into three parts encompassing 46 chapters. Part I deals with the inputs and physical transport... more...

  • Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parametersby S. E. Jørgensen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Environmental Sciences and Applications, Volume 6: Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parameters presents the biological effects of chemical compounds and the physical environment. This book provides a list of the most important compounds from an environmental point of view. Organized into seven parts, this volume begins with an overview... more...

  • Counting Speciesby Rafi Youatt

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Three decades of biodiversity governance has largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss. Yet that governance has resulted in undeniably important political outcomes. In Counting Species , Rafi Youatt argues that the understanding of global biodiversity has produced a distinct vision and politics of nature, one... more...