By R. Jan Stevenson, Max L. Bothwell, Rex L. Lowe, James H. Thorp
Algae are a big part of aquatic benthic ecosystems simply because they mirror the well-being in their setting via their density, abundance, and variety. This entire and authoritative textual content is split into 3 sections to supply whole assurance of the dialogue during this box. the 1st part introduces the destinations of benthic algae in several ecosystems, like streams, huge rivers, lakes, and different aquatic habitats. the second one part is dedicated to a number of the components, either biotic and abiotic, that impact benthic freshwater algae. the ultimate part of the ebook makes a speciality of the position performed via algae in a number of complicated freshwater ecosystems. As situation over environmental well-being escalates, the keystone and pivotal function performed by means of algae is turning into extra obvious. This quantity within the Aquatic Ecology sequence represents a big compilation of the newest examine at the the most important area of interest occupied by means of algae in aquatic ecosystems. Key gains* provides algae because the very important participant with regards to environmental future health* ready through major gurus within the box* contains entire remedy of the capabilities of benthic algae in addition to the criteria that impact those very important aquatic organisms* Acts as an incredible reference for an individual attracted to figuring out and handling freshwater ecosystems
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Algal ecology : freshwater benthic ecosystems by R. Jan Stevenson, Max L. Bothwell, Rex L. Lowe, James H. Thorp