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  • Their World: A Diversity of Microbial Environmentsby Christon J. Hurst

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    Thisvolume summarizes recent advances in environmental microbiology by providing fascinatinginsights into the diversity of microbial life that exists on our planet. Thefirst two chapters present theoretical perspectives that help to consolidateour understanding of evolution as an adaptive process by which the niche andhabitat of each species develop... more...

  • Perspectives on Oceans Pastby Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez; Bo Poulsen

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 78.61

    Marine environmental history analyses the changing relationships between human societies and marine natural resources over time. This is the first book which deals in a systematic way with the theoretical backgrounds of this discipline. Major theories and methods are introduced by leading scholars of the field. The book seeks to encapsulate some of... more...

  • Freshwater Crustacean Zooplankton of Europeby Leszek A. Bledzki; Jan Igor Rybak

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This work provides a user-friendly, species level taxonomic key based on morphology, current nomenclature, and modern taxonomy using molecular tools which fulfill the most pressing needs of both researchers and environmental managers. This key arms the reader with the tools necessary to improve their species identification abilities. This book resolves... more...

  • Coral Reef Scienceby Hajime Kayanne

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 112.31

    This interdisciplinary book illuminates the complex, diverse and symbiotic nature of coral reef systems and provides a scientific basis for reconstructing the coexisting relationship between humans and coral reefs. more...

  • Coral Reefs of the Eastern Tropical Pacificby Peter W Glynn; Derek P. Manzello; Ian C. Enochs

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 168.47

    This book documents and examines the state of health of coral reefs in the eastern tropical Pacific region.  It touches on the occurrence of coral reefs in the waters of surrounding countries, and it explores their biogeography, biodiversity and condition relative to the El Niño southern oscillation and human impacts.  Additionally contained... more...

  • Medical Emergencies Caused by Aquatic Animalsby Vidal Haddad Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    The present book is intended as a reference guide for emergency and ambulatory care medicine, providing essential information on the most important problems and incidents caused by venomous, poisoning and traumatic marine and freshwater animals. Indeed, though emergencies caused by aquatic animals are becoming increasingly common, there are few reference... more...

  • Estuarine Morphodynamics of the Sunderbansby Gautam Kumar Das

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 97.71

    This book is the outcome of rigorous and continuous research work done by the author over about three decades on the open ecosystem and dynamic environment of the estuarine Sunderbans. The objective of this work is to identify the field and factors changing gradually upon this active delta over the years, decades and centuries. The deltaic Sunderbans... more...

  • Ecology of Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands of the Southeastern United Statesby William H. Conner; Thomas W. Doyle; Ken W. Krauss

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 302.15

    Tidal freshwater forested wetlands represent an intriguing and und- studied type of ecosystem in the southeastern United States. The phy- ographic position of tidal freshwater forested wetlands in occupying low lying, coastal areas makes them susceptible to upland runoff, tidal flo- ing, saltwater intrusion, and other global climate change phenomena.... more...

  • Ladoga and Onego - Great European Lakesby Leonid Rukhovets; Nikolai Filatov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 213.40

    This is an in-depth look, including analysis of future hazards, at two lakes that are an important link in the Caspian-Baltic-White Sea waterway system. Their ecological state affects the water quality of the Neva River, the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea. more...

  • Environmental Physiology of Marine Animalsby W. B. Vernberg; F. J. Vernberg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 78.61

    Within recent years man has become increasingly aware of the disastrous environmental changes that he has introduced, and therefore society is now more concerned about understanding the adaptations organisms have evolved in order to survive and flourish in their environment. Because much of the information pertaining to this subject is scattered in... more...