The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Paperback | March 3, 2005

byChrister Bronmark, Lars-Anders Hansson

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The Biology of Lakes and Ponds /I,now in its second edition, is a valuable text for university tuition. Its lucid explanations and descriptions of adaptation, dominance, dispersal, and succession of organisms, as well as the effects of abiotic factors, predation, and competition, ensure itsrelevance and use to a broad audience of biologists and naturalists with an interest in freshwater ecology.

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The Biology of Lakes and Ponds /I,now in its second edition, is a valuable text for university tuition. Its lucid explanations and descriptions of adaptation, dominance, dispersal, and succession of organisms, as well as the effects of abiotic factors, predation, and competition, ensure itsrelevance and use to a broad audience of biolo...

Christer Bronmark and Lars-Anders Hansson are both Professors in the Limnology Division of the Department of Ecology in the University of Lund, Sweden.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.69 inPublished:March 3, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198516134

ISBN - 13:9780198516132

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Foreword by Nelson Hairston Jr.Preface1. Introduction2. The abiotic frame and adaptations to cope with abiotic constraints3. The organisms: the actors within the abiotic frame4. Biotics: competition, herbivory, predation, parasitism, and symbiosis5. Food web interactions in freshwater ecosystems6. Environment and conservationReferencesFurther readingGlossaryIndex