The Ecology Of Sandy Shores

Paperback | October 1, 2017

byOmar Defeo, Anton Mclachlan, Alexander Alec Brown

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Research on beaches is difficult because of the dynamic nature of the environment and this book gives a conceptual framework plus techniques for the researcher to approach this. There is no other book covering the ecology of sandy beaches, despite the extent and economic importance of these systems. This book is designed to both provide the conceptual basis to introduce students to the basic principles of sandy shore ecology and to serve as a ready reference for doctoral students and researches working on these systems. It can also serve as a handbook for land and coastal managers. Ecology of Sandy Shores provides both a holistic and conceptual introduction for the beginner, yet at the same time giving an in-depth and cutting edge analysis for the researcher interested in sandy shores. This new edition will have a focus on resource use. It has also been updated to include recent findings, enhanced illustrations and two new coverage on beach fisheries as well as global/climate change. Additional changes to the new edition include: new insights on food webs, more coverage on global biodiversity patterns in sandy beaches. New insights on population patterns and behavior as well as impacts by beach threats. A fully updated edition of the preeminent book on sandy shores Covers sandy shores from the perspective that they are a socio-ecological system The top resource on an enormous habitat that is important in every way: ecologically, environmentally, socially, and economically

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Research on beaches is difficult because of the dynamic nature of the environment and this book gives a conceptual framework plus techniques for the researcher to approach this. There is no other book covering the ecology of sandy beaches, despite the extent and economic importance of these systems. This book is designed to both provid...

Dr Defeo has been active in the field of marine sciences since receiving his PhD in 1993. His fields of interest are human impact in coastal marine communities and populations, stock assessment and management, population dynamics of exploited marine stocks and sandy beach ecology. He has won many awards for his research and consultancy...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:466 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 1, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128094672

ISBN - 13:9780128094679

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Table of Contents

1. Historical Roots
2. Organizing
3. Managing People
4. Leadership and Management Skills
5. Strategy
6. Managing the Budget
7. Managing Change
8. Making Decisions
9. Managing Risk
10. Managing Guard Operations
11. Managing Physical Security
12. Managing Access Control
13. Managing Investigations
14. Pre-employment Screening
15. Managing Emergencies
16. Business Continuity
17. Managing Information Security
18. Substance Abuse
19. Executive Protection
20. Workplace Violence
21. Employee Awareness
22. Vulnerability Assessment
23. Security Program Design
24. The Terrorist Threat
25. Critical National Infrastructure