Long-term Dynamics Of Lakes In The Landscape: Long-term Ecological Research On North Temperate Lakes

Hardcover | September 29, 2005

EditorJohn J. Magnuson, Timothy K. Kratz, Barbara J. Benson

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This site-synthesis volume presents 20 years of work at the North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Research Site. It provides the definitive information base for the ecology of temperate lakes, and a general assessment of the role of lakes within their landscapes. The Wisconsin temperate lakes LTERsite has had a major role in the growth of our modern limonological understanding, and this book also chronicles the history of this work. The book should be of interest to most American limonologists and a significant number of general ecologists.

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This site-synthesis volume presents 20 years of work at the North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Research Site. It provides the definitive information base for the ecology of temperate lakes, and a general assessment of the role of lakes within their landscapes. The Wisconsin temperate lakes LTERsite has had a major role in the growth of ou...

John J. Magnuson is at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Emeritus). Timothy K. Kratz is at University of Wisconsin.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 6.42 × 9.29 × 0.98 inPublished:September 29, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019513690X

ISBN - 13:9780195136906

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Contributors1. John J. Magnuson, Timonth K. Kratz, and Barbara J. Benson: The Challenge of Time and Space in EcologyI CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES2. Katherine E. Webster, Carl J. Bowser, Mary P. Anderson, and John D. Lenters: Understanding the Lake-Groundwater System: Just Follow the Water3. Timothy K. Kratz, Katherine E. Webster, Joan L. Riera, David B. Lewis, and Amina I. Pollard: Making Sense of the Landscape: Geomorphic Legacies and the Landscape Position of Lakes4. Shelley E. Arnott, John J. Magnuson, Stanley I. Dodson, and Alison C. C. Colby: Lakes as Islands: Biodiversity, Invasion, and Extinction5. John J. Magnuson, Timothy K. Kratz, Barbara J. Benson, and Katherine E. Webster: Coherent Dynamics among Lakes6. Joan L. Riera, Timothy K. Kratz, and John J. Magnuson: Generalization from Intersite ResearchII DRIVERS OF LONG-TERM DYNAMICS7. John J. Magnuson, Barbara J. Benson, John D. Lenters, and Dale M. Robertson: Climate-Driven Variability and Change8. Karen A. Wilson and Thomas R. Hrabik: Ecological Change and Exotic Invaders9. Thomas M. Frost, Janet M. Fischer, Patrick L. Brezonik, Maria J. Gonzalez, Timothy K. Kratz, Carl J. Watras, and Katherine E. Webster: The Experimental Acidification of Little Rock Lake10. David E. Armstrong, George H. Lauster, Beth L. Sanderson, David B. Lewis, and Thomas M. Frost: Jumping In: Within-Lake Processes and Dynamics11. Bradley S. Jorgensen, David Nowacek , Richard C. Stedman, and Kathy Brasier: People in a Forested Lake District12. Stephen R. Carpenter, Richard C. Lathrop, Peter Nowak, Elena M. Bennett, Tara Reed, and Patricia A. Soranno: The Ongoing Experiment: Restoration of Lake Mendota and its WatershedIII DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH13. Barbara Benson, Paul Hanson, Jonathan Chipman, and Carl Bowser: Breaking the Data Barrier: Research Facilitation through Information Management14. John J. Magnuson, Barbara J. Benson, Timothy K. Kratz, David E. Armstrong, Carl J. Bowser, Alison C. C. Colby, Timothy W. Meinke, Pamela K. Montz, and Katherine E. Webster: Origin, Operation, Evolution, and ChallengesIV SUMMARY AND SYNTHESIS15. Barbara J. Benson, Timothy K. Kratz, and John J. Magnuson: Synthetic Summary and Prospective

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"The book is not only an excellent summary of the innovative landscape-scale work done at North Temperate Lakes (NTL), one of the six original LTER sites, but it also provides an engaging history of the site's operations and evolving research goals. ... Exceptionally wellwritten."--Ecology