This is a practical guide to the taxonomy and identification of planktonic organisms, which also provides a general introduction to plankton biology and incorporates the latest techniques in plankton ecology.
Author: Claudia Castellani
Publisher: Oxford University Press
A thorough understanding of planktonic organisms is the first step towards a real appreciation of the diversity, biology, and ecological importance of marine life. A detailed knowledge of their distribution and community composition is particularly important since these organisms are often very delicate and sensitive to change, and can be used as early indicators of environmental change. Natural and man-induced modification of the environment can affect both the distribution and composition of plankton, with important ecological and economic impacts. Marine Plankton provides a practical guide to plankton biology with a large geographic coverage spanning the North Sea to the north-eastern Atlantic coast of the USA and Canada. The book is divided into three sections: an overview of plankton ecology, an assessment of methodology in plankton research covering sampling, preservation, and counting of samples, and a taxonomic guide richly illustrated with detailed line drawings to aid identification. This is an essential reference text suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in marine ecology (particularly useful for fieldwork) as well as for professional marine biologists. It will also be of relevance and use to environmental scientists, conservation biologists, marine resource managers, environmental consultants, and other specialised practitioners.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 351, 1–13. doi:10.3354/ meps07298 Suthers IM, Rissik R (2009) Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and Monitoring for Water Quality. ... A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology and Taxonomy.
Author: Pat Hutchings
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
The iconic and beautiful Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is home to one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. With contributions from international experts, this timely and fully updated second edition of The Great Barrier Reef describes the animals, plants and other organisms of the reef, as well as the biological, chemical and physical processes that influence them. It contains new chapters on shelf slopes and fisheries and addresses pressing issues such as climate change, ocean acidification, coral bleaching and disease, and invasive species. The Great Barrier Reef is a must-read for the interested reef tourist, student, researcher and environmental manager. While it has an Australian focus, it can equally be used as a reference text for most Indo-Pacific coral reefs.
A Practical Training Guide in Marine Biology Kazuo Inaba, Jason M. Hall-Spencer ... Marine plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy. Cambridge: Oxford Press. DeBoyd, L., & Johnson, K. B. (1996).
Author: Kazuo Inaba
Publisher: Springer Nature
This book gives an overview of the diverse marine fauna and flora of Japan and includes practical guides for investigating the biology and ecology of marine organisms. Introducing marine training courses offered at a range of Japanese universities, this is the first English textbook intended for marine biology instructors and students in Japan. It provides essential information on experimental procedures for the major areas of marine biology, including cell and developmental biology, physiology, ecology and environmental sciences, and as such is a valuable resource for those in Asian countries that share a similar flora and fauna. It also appeals to visitors interested in attending Japanese marine courses from countries around the world.
2.8 Further reading Castellani C, Edwards M (2000) Marine Plankton: A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology, and Taxonomy. Academic Press, New York, USA. Daborn GR, Redden AM (2018) Estuaries. In The Wetland Book: II: Distribution, ...
Author: Iain Suthers
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Healthy waterways and oceans are essential for our increasingly urbanised world. Yet monitoring water quality in aquatic environments is a challenge, as it varies from hour to hour due to stormwater and currents. Being at the base of the aquatic food web and present in huge numbers, plankton are strongly influenced by changes in environment and provide an indication of water quality integrated over days and weeks. Plankton are the aquatic version of a canary in a coal mine. They are also vital for our existence, providing not only food for fish, seabirds, seals and sharks, but producing oxygen, cycling nutrients, processing pollutants, and removing carbon dioxide from our atmosphere. This Second Edition of Plankton is a fully updated introduction to the biology, ecology and identification of plankton and their use in monitoring water quality. It includes expanded, illustrated descriptions of all major groups of freshwater, coastal and marine phytoplankton and zooplankton and a new chapter on teaching science using plankton. Best practice methods for plankton sampling and monitoring programs are presented using case studies, along with explanations of how to analyse and interpret sampling data. Plankton is an invaluable reference for teachers and students, environmental managers, ecologists, estuary and catchment management committees, and coastal engineers.
1 Ernst Haeckel, »Plankton-Studien,« Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft 25 (Neue Folge) 18 (1891): 232–336. 2 Claudia Castellani and Martin Edwards, Marine Plankton: A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology, and Taxonomy, ...
Author: Ingeborg Reichle
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Our oceans are in an ecological crisis due to their contamination with millions of tons of toxic microplastic particles. In just a few years, the volume of microplastic particles will exceed that of plankton in our oceans and turn them into a huge sea of plastic. This publication brings together numerous international art projects related to environmental activities, DIY biotechnology, and science, and draws attention to the irreversible destruction of our marine ecosystems – the current threat posed by the loss of marine animal biodiversity, for example, or the decline in oxygen production due to massive plankton loss. It also presents current scientific findings on sustainable alternatives to plastic.
A Functional Approach to the Oceans and their Organisms Jerónimo Pan, Paula D. Pratolongo. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchung der deutschen ... Marine Plankton: A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology and Taxonomy. Oxford University Press ...
Author: Jerónimo Pan
Publisher: CRC Press
We present you with an updated reference book aimed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students interested in Marine Biology. The textbook is designed to introduce the fundamentals of marine organisms and their ecological roles in the world’s oceans, and is organized by functional groups, emphasizing marine biodiversity rather than systematics or habitats. Each chapter has been written and peer-reviewed by renowned international experts in their respective fields, and includes updated information on relevant topics, from the microbial loop and primary production in the oceans, to marine megafauna and the impacts of projected climate change on marine life and ecosystems.
Author: Kathleen C. WeathersPublish On: 2021-07-30
Zooplankton productivity. In: Castellani, C., Edwards, M. (Eds.), Marine Plankton: A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology, and Taxonomy. Oxford University Press, pp. 34–41. Humphreys, W.F., 1979. Production and respiration in animal ...
Author: Kathleen C. Weathers
Publisher: Academic Press
Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science covering land, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Ecosystem science is now applied to address a wide range of environmental problems. Written by a group of experts, this updated edition covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Case studies of important environmental problems offer personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach has helped solve important intellectual and practical problems. For those choosing to use the book in a classroom environment, or who want to enrich further their reading experience, teaching and learning assets are available at Elsevier.com. Covers both aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial ecosystems with updated information Includes a new chapter on microbial biogeochemistry Features vignettes throughout the book with real examples of how an ecosystem approach has led to important change in policy, management, and ecological understanding Demonstrates the application of an ecosystem approach in synthesis chapters and case studies Contains new coverage of human-environment interactions
Marine Plankton: A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology and Taxonomy. Oxford University Press, 694pp. Gershwin, L.-A., 2016. Jellyfish: A Natural History. Ivy Press, United Kingdom. Lenz, J., 2000. Introduction.
Author: Frances Dipper
Elements of Marine Ecology, Fifth Edition focuses on marine ecology as a coherent science, providing undergraduate students with an essential foundation of knowledge in the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. The text reflects ecological groupings such as the pelagic lifestyle vs. the benthic lifestyle. In addition, background oceanographic material, previously in various chapters, is consolidated in the first chapter. The broad definition of ecology is the study of organisms in relation to their surroundings. This book presents marine ecology as a coherent science, providing undergraduate students with an essential foundation of knowledge in the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of today’s courses and now includes worldwide examples, all thoroughly updated with brand new chapters. Presents marine ecology as a coherent science, providing undergraduate students with an essential foundation of knowledge on the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems Includes fully updated, color images to enhance the text Provides a new chapter on Marine Nekton to increase coverage of habitat and ecology of water column organisms
Biochemical taxonomy of marine phytoplankton by electrophoresis of enzymes , I. The centric diatoms Thalassiosira pseudonana and T. ... Marine plankton : a practical guide . ... Controlled Ecosystem Pollution Experiment ( CEPEX ) .
In : Hallegraeff GM , Anderson DM , Cembella AD ( eds ) Manual on Harmful Marine Microalgae . Monograph on Oceanographic Methodology 11. UNESCO , Paris , pp 523–562 Egborge ABM ( 1970 ) The hydrology and plankton of River Osun , Nigeria ...