Lake Ecosystem Ecology: A Global Perspective

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byGene E. Likens

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A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Lake Ecosystem Ecology examines the workings of the lake and reservoir ecosystems of our planet. Information and perspectives crucial to the understanding and management of current environmental problems are covered, such as eutrophication, acid rain and climate change. 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

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A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Lake Ecosystem Ecology examines the workings of the lake and reservoir ecosystems of our planet. Information and perspectives crucial to the understanding and management of current environmental problems are covered, such as eutrophication, acid rain and climate change. Because the art...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012810192X

ISBN - 13:9780128101926

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Introduction to Lake Ecosystem Ecology: A Global Perspective, G.E. Likens Lake Ecosystems: Structure, Function and Change Lakes as Ecosystems, W.M. Lewis Ecological Zonation in Lakes, M. Lewis Littoral Zone, J.A. Peters, D.M. Lodge Benthic Invertebrate Fauna, Lake and Reservoirs, D. L Strayer Trophic Dynamics in Aquatic Ecosystems, U. Gaedke Eutrophication of Lakes and Reservoirs, V. Istvánovics Paleolimnology, J.P. Smol Effects of Climate Change on Lakes, W.F. Vincent Modeling of Lake Ecosystems, L. Håkanson

Hydrodynamics and Mixing in Lakes Biological-Physical Interactions, C.S. Reynolds Mixing Dynamics in Lakes Across Climatic Zones, S. MacIntyre, J.M. Melack Density Stratification and Stability, B. Boehrer, M. Schultze Small-Scale Turbulence and Mixing: Energy Fluxes in Stratified Lakes, A. Wüest, A. Lorke The Benthic Boundary Layer (in Rivers, Lakes, and Reservoirs), A. Lorke, S. MacIntyre Currents in Stratified Water Bodies 1: Density-Driven Flows, F. Peeters, R. Kipfer Currents in Stratified Water Bodies 2: Internal Waves, L. Boegman Currents in Stratified Water Bodies 3: Effects of Rotation, J.P. Antenucci Currents in the Upper Mixed Layer and in Unstratified Water Bodies, F.J. Rueda, J. Vidal Meromictic Lakes, K.M. Stewart, K.F. Walker, G.E. Likens

Lakes and Reservoirs of the World Origins of Types of Lake Basins, D.K. Branstrator Geomorphology of Lake Basins, B. Timms Reservoirs, C. Nilsson Abundance and Size Distribution of Lakes, Ponds and Impoundments, J.A. Downing, C.M. Duarte Saline Inland Waters, M.J. Waiser, R.D. Robarts Antarctica, J.C. Priscu, C.M. Foreman Arctic, G.W. Kling Africa: North of Sahara, M. Ramdani, N. Elkhiati, R.J. Flower Africa: South of Sahara, O.V. Msiska Asia, B. Gopal, D. Ghosh Australia and New Zealand, J.D. Brookes, D.P. Hamilton Europe, G.A. Weyhenmeyer, R. Psenner, L.J. Tranvik North America, W.H. Renwick South America, M.E. Llames, H.E. Zagarese

Lakes and Reservoirs: Pollution, Management and Services Shallow Lakes and Ponds, M. Meerhoff, E. Jeppesen Lake Management, Criteria, A.C. Cardoso et al. Lake and Reservoir Management, E. Jeppesen et al. Effects of Recreation and Commercial Shipping, J. E. Vermaat Biomanipulation of Aquatic Ecosystems. L-A Hansson, C. Bronmark Vector-Borne Diseases of Freshwater Habitatis, V. H. Resh Conservation of Aquatic Ecosystems. R. Abell, S. Blanch, C. Revenga, M. Thiems Aquatic Ecosystem Services. K. E. Limburg International Water Convention and Treaties, A. T. Wolf Hydrodynamics and Mixing in Lakes Lakes and Reservoirs of the World Lakes and Reservoirs: Pollution, Management and Services