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Dynamics of marine ecosystems : biological-physical interactions in the oceans

Author: K H Mann; J R N Lazier
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The new edition of this widely respected text provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the effects of biological-physical interactions in the oceans from the microscopic to the global scale.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mann, K.H. (Kenneth Henry), 1923-
Dynamics of marine ecosystems.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2005004139
(OCoLC)57675858
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K H Mann; J R N Lazier
ISBN: 9781118687901 1118687906 9781444309140 1444309145 9781615836321 1615836322 9781118687918 1118687914
OCLC Number: 458534649
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 496 pages, 7 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: 1. Marine ecology comes of age --
pt. A. Processes on a scale of less than 1 kilometer --
2. Biology and boundary layers --
3. Vertical structure of the open ocean : biology of the mixed layer --
4. Vertical structure in coastal waters : freshwater run-off and tidal mixing --
pt. B. Processes on a scale of 1-1000 kilometers --
5. Vertical structure in coastal waters : coastal upwelling regions --
6. Fronts in coastal waters --
7. Tides, tidal mixing and internal waves --
pt. C. Processes on a scale of thousands of kilometers --
8. Ocean basin circulation : the biology of major currents, gyres, rings, and eddies --
9. Variability in ocean circulation : its biological consequences --
10. The oceans and global climate change : physical and biological aspects --
pt. D. Discussion and conclusions --
11. Questions for the future.
Responsibility: K.H. Mann & J.R.N. Lazier.
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