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Marine Biology

  • Marine Hard Bottom Communitiesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 319.00

    With collected contributions from dozens of scientists from numerous biogeographic regions, this volume deals with characteristics of hard bottom communities. Distributional patterns are described, followed by analyses of the dynamics producing these patterns. more...

  • Ecological Connectivity among Tropical Coastal Ecosystemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 279.00

    This is a comprehensive review of the major ecological interactions across tropical marine ecosystems that result from the mutual exchange of nutrients, organic matter, fish and crustaceans. It covers numerous topics and uses examples from all over the world. more...

  • The Galapagos Marine Reserveby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book focuses on how marine systems respond to natural and anthropogenic perturbations (ENSO, overfishing, pollution, tourism, invasive species, climate-change). Authors explain in their chapters how this information can guide management and conservation actions to help orient and better manage, restore and sustain the ecosystems services and goods... more...

  • Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica, Central Americaby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 199.00

    Life began in the sea, and even today most of the deep diversity of the planet is marine. This is often forgotten, especially in tropical countries like Costa Rica, renowned for their rain forests and the multitude of life forms found therein. Thus this book focusing on marine diversity of Costa Rica is particularly welcome. How many marine species... more...

  • Biology of Marine Fungiby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 239.00

    With fungi of various kinds playing a key role in the ecological processes on Earth, and with most books on fungi dealing with the terrestrial variety, this volume will be widely welcomed, dealing as it does with the vital processes of marine microorganisms. more...

  • Seaweed Biologyby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 279.00

    This book covers all aspects of seaweed: acclimation in the abiotic environment, biotic interactions in seaweed communities, structure and function of seaweed systems, environmental changes and seaweed aquaculture. Includes industrial and economic aspects. more...

  • Stem Cells in Marine Organismsby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    The biology of stem cells in marine organisms is a new avenue in stem cell research. This book offers theoretical chapters, overview essays, and specific research results that summarize all that is currently known about stem cells in marine organisms. more...

  • Coral Reefs of the United Kingdom Overseas Territoriesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book surveys the exceptionally rich and biodiverse coral reefs of the UK, from the most thoroughly explored and observed to the least known. Some of these areas are strictly protected, and some are reference sites for other countries with damaged reefs. more...

  • Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerabilityby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book argues that biodiversity of islands should be protected as a natural mechanism to mitigate climate change. Includes information on coral bleaching, data on core records in the Arabian Sea spanning ten thousand years, and much more. more...

  • Climate and Conservationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; US$ 35.00

    Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...