Autore: Iain Suthers
ISBN: 1486308813
Grandezza: 49,76 MB
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Vista: 8528

Healthy waterways and oceans are essential for our increasingly urbanised world. Yet monitoring water quality in aquatic environments is a challenge, as it varies from hour to hour due to stormwater and currents. Being at the base of the aquatic food web and present in huge numbers, plankton are strongly influenced by changes in environment and provide an indication of water quality integrated over days and weeks. Plankton are the aquatic version of a canary in a coal mine. They are also vital for our existence, providing not only food for fish, seabirds, seals and sharks, but producing oxygen, cycling nutrients, processing pollutants, and removing carbon dioxide from our atmosphere. This Second Edition of Plankton is a fully updated introduction to the biology, ecology and identification of plankton and their use in monitoring water quality. It includes expanded, illustrated descriptions of all major groups of freshwater, coastal and marine phytoplankton and zooplankton and a new chapter on teaching science using plankton. Best practice methods for plankton sampling and monitoring programs are presented using case studies, along with explanations of how to analyse and interpret sampling data. Plankton is an invaluable reference for teachers and students, environmental managers, ecologists, estuary and catchment management committees, and coastal engineers.


Autore: Iain M. Suthers
ISBN: 0643090584
Grandezza: 17,57 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 9793

A comprehensive introduction to the biology and ecology of plankton.


Autore: Gustaaf M. Hallegraeff
Editore: Brill Archive
ISBN: 9789004089327
Grandezza: 75,47 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 8801

Spatial Pattern In Plankton Communities

Autore: John H. Steele
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306400575
Grandezza: 19,60 MB
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Vista: 2070

The planning for the conference held at Erice, Sicily, in November 1977, began with discussions among oceanographers from several countries on the need to consider the special problems and the recent results in the study of plankton "patchiness. " An approach to the Marine Sciences Panel of the NATO Science Committee resulted in a planning grant to determine the probable content and participation in such a meeting. The planning group consisted of B. Battaglia (Padua), G. E. B. Kullenberg (Copenhagen), A. Okubo (New York), T. Platt (Halifax, Nova Scotia) and J. H. Steele (Aberdeen). The group met in Aberdeen, Scotland, in September 1976. The proposal for a NATO School on the subject of "Spatial Pattern in Plankton Communities" was accepted by the Marine Science Panel and it was agreed that it be held at the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice. The Centre began in 1963 with an International School of Subnuclear Physics and has since developed to include courses in many other subjects which cover various fields of basic and applied research. The original aim of the . Centre was to create, in Italy, a cultural forum of high scientific standard which would allow young research workers to appreciate problems currently of major interest in various fields of research.


Autore: John Wood
Editore: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1534532889
Grandezza: 25,61 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6640

Plankton are microscopic organisms living in large bodies of water. They are a major food source for several kinds of sea creatures, and although they are tiny, they have a major impact on many other living things. Accessible explanations of marine life, food chains, and other essential science curriculum topics enhance readers' knowledge of the natural world and the part every living thing plays in it. Additional features, such as fact boxes and full-color photographs deepen readers' understanding of these tiny yet hugely important creatures.

Protozoan Plankton Ecology

Autore: J.A. Laybourn-Parry
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412344404
Grandezza: 23,64 MB
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Vista: 8189

This book provides aquatic biologists with a concise text on the biology, temporal and spatial distribution patterns, and the functional role of planktonic protozoa in fresh, brackish and marine waters.

Marine Plankton

Autore: Claudia Castellani
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199233268
Grandezza: 28,33 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9935

A thorough understanding of planktonic organisms is the first step towards a real appreciation of the diversity, biology, and ecological importance of marine life. A detailed knowledge of their distribution and community composition is particularly important since these organisms are often very delicate and sensitive to change, and can be used as early indicators of environmental change. Natural and man-induced modification of the environment can affect both the distribution and composition of plankton, with important ecological and economic impacts. Marine Plankton provides a practical guide to plankton biology with a large geographic coverage spanning the North Sea to the north-eastern Atlantic coast of the USA and Canada. The book is divided into three sections: an overview of plankton ecology, an assessment of methodology in plankton research covering sampling, preservation, and counting of samples, and a taxonomic guide richly illustrated with detailed line drawings to aid identification. This is an essential reference text suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in marine ecology (particularly useful for fieldwork) as well as for professional marine biologists. It will also be of relevance and use to environmental scientists, conservation biologists, marine resource managers, environmental consultants, and other specialised practitioners.

A Mechanistic Approach To Plankton Ecology

Autore: Thomas Kiørboe
Editore: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691134222
Grandezza: 50,13 MB
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Vista: 4510

"This book offers a mechanistic approach to the study of ocean ecology by exploring biological interactions in plankton at the individual level. The book focuses on encounter mechanisms, since the pace of life in the ocean intimately relates to the rate at which encounters happen." "Most of the book's chapters consist of a theoretical introduction followed by examples of how the theory might be applied to real-world problems. In the final chapters, mechanistic insights of individual-level processes help to describe broader population dynamics and pelagic food web structure and function."--BOOK JACKET.


Autore: Ryan Nagelhout
Editore: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1499401817
Grandezza: 35,11 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2053

There are some beaches that glow in the dark! Glowing waves are caused by plankton floating in the water, and these tiny animals can have a very bright light. Readers learn fun facts about these microscopic animals, including what they eat, what eats them, and what makes them glow. Fact boxes provide additional information about these creatures and their habitats. Vibrant photographs show individual plankton up close, as well as the groups of plankton that make water appear to sparkle.

Walk The Plank Plankton

Autore: Nadia Higgins
Editore: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617855979
Grandezza: 79,67 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 1081

Barnacle Barb's biggest rival, Plankton Petunia, has attacked! Only Stinkin' Jim knows the truth, he's Plankton's secret pen pal, Dinosaur Fan Number Two. Even though Jim and Petunia have a great afternoon, she still has to walk the plank. But not without a little help from a friend.

Plankton Stratigraphy Volume 1 Planktic Foraminifera Calcareous Nannofossils And Calpionellids

Autore: Hans M. Bolli
Editore: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521367196
Grandezza: 60,13 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 3018

This comprehensive synthesis of our knowledge of the biostratigraphy of marine plankton is the work of an international team of eighteen authors. It covers all the major fossil groups that can be used to date sediments and rocks in the time interval Late Mesozoic to Holocene. Altogether more than 3200 taxa are considered, almost all of which are illustrated and depicted on range charts, making the book a valuable work of reference in the earth sciences. For ease of reference by specialists interested in either calcareous or non-calcareous microfossils, the original work is now divided into two independent volumes. Volume I covers the calcareous microfossils and includes planktic foraminifers, calcareous nannofossils and calpionellids.

Plankton Productivity In The Oceans

Autore: J. E. G. Raymont
Editore: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483297888
Grandezza: 20,45 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 7777

Although Volume 1 deals mainly with phytoplankton, it ends with a comparison of the primary productivity of different major regions and of the factors responsible for varying production.

Plankton Soup

Autore: Grant Sutton
Editore: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467000388
Grandezza: 12,53 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 3139

In “Plankton Soup (Second Helpings)” Sutton has fused recurring themes such as Life, death, religion, war, romance, sociology, sexual orientation, mythology, genitalia, science fiction, vaudeville theatre, politics (vaudeville theatre again), geography, medical ethics, philosophy, black magic, fashion, cinematography, art, music, history, quantum physics, chemistry, literature, micro-biology, comic fantasy, contemporary culture, foreign languages, archaeology, mental illness, umbrella stands and biscuits. I am disappointed; I expected much more from this so-called genius writer. SOCRATES

Plankton Of Inland Waters

Autore: Gene E. Likens
Editore: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123819956
Grandezza: 64,78 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 1093

A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Plankton of Inland Waters covers protists, bacteria, fungi, algae, and zooplankton as well as the functional and system interactions of planktonic and attached forms in aquatic ecosystems. Because the articles are drawn from an encyclopedia, the articles are easily accessible to interested members of the public, such as conservationists and environmental decision makers. Includes an up-to-date summary of global aquatic ecosystems and issues Covers current environmental problems and management solutions Features full-color figures and tables to support the text and aid in understanding

Operation Plankton

Autore: Kate Jadzia
Editore: BookRix
ISBN: 3736861737
Grandezza: 13,47 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6025

This compelling and humorous story tells the tale of Terence, a fox terrier on a scientific mission, and his great adventures sailing the seas to achieve it. Determined to get to difficult destination to succeed in "Operation Plankton," Terence embarks on a wild journey with a so-called Captain Kitty and various other quirky feline and canine crewmembers. With a mysterious and clever tone, the plot unravels in consistent suspense through the eyes of Terence. His new friends are a rambunctious group with a profound love for rum who together manage to pull of a wild trip and sophisticated schemes...

Paleozoic Plankton Of North America

Editore: Geological Society of America
ISBN: 0813710022
Grandezza: 31,88 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 4882

Phosphate Reduction And Response Of Plankton Populations In Kootenay Lake

Autore: Richard A. Parker
Grandezza: 19,59 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 9352

Ecology Of Plankton

Autore: Arvind Kumar
Editore: Daya Books
ISBN: 9788170353744
Grandezza: 20,65 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 9852

The word plankton was first of coined by Henson, which means that which drifts . A single organism in the plankton is known as a plankter. The wide distribution of many plankton species is one of the most striking features encountered in the study of planktonology. Some articles in the book clearly reveal the fact that the plankton is regarded as a best biotool. The book entitled Ecology of Plankton has been written covering applied aspects of Limnology in order to cater to the needs of students, research scholars and teachers in college and university. A book of this kind will be of immense use to all those who study or teach aquatic ecology and hydrobiology. Not only this, the present book will also be helpful for students, research scholars, professors, scientists as well as for limnologists for aquatic impact assessment and management. Contents Chapter 1: Dynamics of Phytoplankton Productivity of Certain Lentic Ecosystems of Jharkhand, India by Arvind Kumar and Chandan Bohra; Chapter 2: Studies on the Phytoplankton of Olero Creek and Parts of Benin River, Nigeria by T A Adesalu and D I Nwankwo; Chapter 3: Community Structure and Faunal Assemblages of Zooplankton in an Estuarine Mangrove Ecosystem by N V Prasad; Chapter 4: Distribution and Ecology of Phytoplanktons in the Dal Lake, Kashmir (India) by M Jeelani, H Kaur and S G Sarwar; Chapter 5: Population Dynamics of Rotifers in the Anchar Lake, Kashmir (India) by M Jeelani, H Kaur and S G Sarwar; Chapter 6: Diversity of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton with Respect to Pollution Status of River Tapi in North Maharashtra Region by S R Gaikwad, S R Thorat & T P Chavan; Chapter 7: Investigations on Blue Green Algae of Satna: A Taxonomical Approach by Rashmi Singh; Chapter 8: Physico-chemical Factors Controlling the Growth of Diatoms in Two Lakes of Mysore by J Mahadev & S P Hosmani; Chapter 9: Tidal and Diurnal Variability of Zooplankton in Mangrove Habitat of Gaderu, East Coast of India by N V Prasad; Chapter 10: Trace Metals in Zooplankton from the Mangrove Waterways of Coringa, East Coast of India with Special Reference to Industrial Effluents by N V Prasad; Chapter 11: Seasonal and Spatial Variations in Taxonomic Composition and Biomass of Zooplankton in Estuarine Waters and the Bay Environment of Coringa Mangroves, East Cost of India by N V Prasad; Chapter 12: Studies on Qualitative and Quantitative Plankton Production using Duck Droppings by S K Majhi, B K Mahapatra, K Vinod and B K Mandal; Chapter 13: Spacio-temporal Trends in Phytoplankton Primary Production in Marikanave Reservoir by Syed Fasihuddin & E T Puttaiah; Chapter 14: Study of Algal Communities of Sonvad Dam of Dhule as Indicators of Organic Water Pollution by S N Nandan & D S Jain; Chapter 15: Biological Evaluation of Water Quality Using Phytoplankton on Phutala Lake and Well in Nagpur by Arun K Pandey & Rakesh K Pandey; Chapter 16: Diversity of Zooplankton in Rakasakoppa Reservoir of Belgaum, North Karnataka by B N Sunkad; Chapter 17: Impact of Sewage Disposal and Agricultural Waste on the Freshwater Quality and Phytoplankton Density of a Tropical Stream in the Western Ghats in India by M Ganesan, N Jayabalan & K Jegatheesan; Chapter 18: Studies on Zooplankton Distribution in the Coastal Waters of Dakshina Kannada, West Coat of India by T V Ramana and M P M Reddy; Chapter 19: Biochemical Composition and Calorific Potential of Zooplankton from the Mangrove Waters and the Bay Environment of Kakinada, South East Coast of India by N V Prasad; Chapter 20: Seasonal Fluctuation of Different Zooplanktonic Groups of a Rainfed Wetland in Relation to Some Abiotic Factors by S B Patra and N C Datta; Chapter 21: Phytoplankton Dynamics in Anchar Lake, Kashmir by Shamim A Bhat and Ashok K Pandit; Chapter 22: Detoxification Efficiency of Four Fungal sp on Dye Effluent by K T K Anandapandian, S Chandrasekarenthiran, S Kirupaa and G Ram Kumar; Chapter 23: Stable Carbon Isotopic Studies on Zooplankton in Mangrove Waters and the Bay Environment of Kakinada, East Coast of India by N V Prasad and P Chandramohan; Chapter 24: Zooplankton Population Assessment in the Coastal Waters off Kakinada and Mumbai by V W Lande; Chapter 25: Seasonal Variations in Freshwater Protozoans in Kali-Nadi, District Etah, U P, India by A K Paliwal; Chapter 26: Ecologically Significant Species of Zooplankton in Coringa Mangrove Ecosystem, Andhra Pradesh by N V Prasad; Chapter 27: Feeding Modes and Associated Mechanisms in Zooplankton by Ram Kumar; Chapter 28: Relation Between Water Circulation and Zooplankton Distribution in the Bay Environment of Kakinada, East Coast of India by N V Prasad; Chapter 29: Limnological Studies of Mosam River of Maharashtra with Relation to Phytoplankton by N H Aher & S N Nandan; Chapter 30: Preliminary Observations on Breeding Behaviour of Freshwater Rotifer Brachionus calyciflorus by Sampada Tadphale and Madhuri Pejaver; Chapter 31: Biodiversity of Chlorophyceae in Haranbari Dam of Baglan (Maharashtra) by N H Aher and S N Nandan.

Plankton Stratigraphy Volume 2 Radiolaria Diatoms Silicoflagellates Dinoflagellates And Ichthyoliths

Autore: Hans M. Bolli
Editore: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521367202
Grandezza: 46,78 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 6920

This comprehensive synthesis of our knowledge of the biostratigraphy of marine plankton is the work of an international team of eighteen authors. It covers all the major fossil groups that can be used to date sediments and rocks in the time interval Late Mesozoic to Holocene. Altogether more than 3200 taxa are considered, almost all of which are illustrated and depicted on range charts, making the book a valuable work of reference in the earth sciences. For ease of reference by specialists interested in either calcareous or non-calcareous microfossils, the original work is now divided into two independent volumes. Volume 2 describes siliceous and other non-calcareous microfossils, covering radiolaria, diatoms, silicoflagellates, dinoflagellates and ichthyoliths.